Pepper Chile Pasilla Bajio HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pepper Chile Pasilla Bajio HEIRLOOM Seeds

Capsicum annuum

Item #0181

80 days from transplanting. “Pasilla” means “little raisin” in Spanish, referring to the dark brown, wrinkled dried pod. Called “chilaca” when fresh, it adds character to red chile enchilada sauce and salsas. When used as a dried pod or in powder form, the 8" - 10" pasilla is a very flavorful ingredient in mole sauce.
1,000-2,000 Scoville Heat Units (mild).

This packet yields approximately 24 plants started indoors.

Days to Emerge:
10-25 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors

Row Spacing:
3'

Thinning:
Start indoors, plant seedlings 24" apart outside


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost when air temperature is at least 70°F and soil temperature is at least 65°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. In USDA zones 9 & 10, can also sow in midsummer for fall crop.

Harvesting: Harvest when 8"-10" long and when peppers are dark brown. When harvesting, take care to avoid touching the interior of any broken peppers, as the capsaicin is an extreme irritant, especially to the eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after harvesting, or wear gloves to harvest peppers.

Artist: Pat Fostvedt



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