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Gurney's<sup>®</sup> Salsa Hybrid Hot Pepper
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Gurney's® Salsa Hybrid Hot Pepper

Liven Up Your Salsa

Give your salsas and other recipes a memorable flavor! We grow a lot of peppers in our test gardens—and this one had us coming back for more. We just loved how the peppers started with a sweet, juicy flavor and finished with a peppery kick. It 's a great replacement for jalapenos in salsa recipes. Gurney 's Salsa Hybrid Hot Pepper is also a standout in appearance and yields. Bears up to 5-in., dark green chili peppers that ripen to a vibrant, deep red. Fruits have thick walls, seeds that often go to the bottom of the fruit. Compact plants grow 24-30 in. tall and produce high yields of peppers. For best results, start pepper seeds indoors and transplant seedlings outside after the danger of frost has passed. 80-85 DAYS.
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  • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum 'Gurney's Salsa'
  • Height: 24-30 inches
  • Spacing: 12 - 24 inches apart
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Start seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost date. The plants should be planted at the same depth as in the pots.
  • Spread: 18-24 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Yield: Produces high yields.
  • Foliage: Green, typical pepper foliage.
  • Fruit: Long serrano, up to 5 inches long. Glossy, dark green peppers ripen to vibrant deep red.
  • Days To Maturity: 80-85 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (Annual)
  • Form: Upright
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, light, moderately fertile soil, high in organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 15 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: This jumbo serrano can reach up to 5 inches long! Expect high yields of glossy, dark green, smooth, cylindrical fruit. Very uniform in size, with thick walls for a good crunch. Seed generally all the way to the bottom of the fruit. Ripens to a vibrant deep red. Grows on a compact, bushy plant. Sweet and juicy at the beginning, followed by a peppery kick.

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