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Tabasco Hot Pepper Seed

Beloved Heirloom with Fiery Hot Flavor

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Tabasco Hot Pepper Seed

Beloved Heirloom with Fiery Hot Flavor

  • 1 1/2 - 2 in. long fruits
  • Fruits ripen to bright red
  • Produces heavy yields
  • Main ingredient for famous Tabasco sauce
  • Excellent fresh, dried or ground into powder
Originally from Mexico, this heirloom variety produces fiery red, hot peppers that are the main ingredient in the famous Tabasco sauce. Tabasco Pepper plants grow up to 36 in. tall and produce heavy yields of 1 1/2-2 in. fruits with a hot, spicy flavor. Fruits start light yellow, turn green and ripen to a bright red. Because the fruits grow almost straight up from the branches, they're very easy to harvest. The peppers can be used fresh in recipes, dried or ground into powder. Pepper seeds may be started indoors and transplanted to the garden after danger of frost has passed. 80-100 DAYS.
SKU: 73978
$3.99
For each offer ordered, get 25 seed packet
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Capsicum frutescens 'Tabasco'
  • Height: 24 - 36 Inches
  • Spacing: 18-24 in
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
  • Spread: 16 - 18 in
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: self-pollinating
  • Yield: Produces very heavy yields.
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: May
  • Fruit: Light yellow-green peppers turn bright red, 1 1/2 - 2 inches long.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 - 100 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 12 - 20 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, Pepper, Hot Pepper
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained, rich, moist, 5.5-6.8 ph
  • Pruning: If the plant sends out a thorny cane (sometimes they can revert a little) simply prune out any thorny canes before they can establish themselves.
  • Comments: Originally from Mexico, this pepper is th main ingredient in the world famous Tabasco hot sauce. Small, narrow, bright red, very hot fruits. Peppers grow almost straight up from the branches, making it very easy to harvest. Grow indoors during winter months.

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