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Fresno Pepper Capsicum annuum

How to sow Fresno pepper: Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off

Sun requirement for Fresno pepper: Plant in Full Sun

Fresno Pepper has been planted 1 time by Growstuff members.

The Fresno Chili pepper is a Capiscum annuum cultivar created by Clarence Brown Hamlin in 1952. The plant produces 5-7cm long conical fruit that grow pointed upwards. As they mature, they turn from green to orange to red and the fruit droops downwards. The peppers have a Scoville rating of 2,500-10,000 units and can be substituted for jalapeƱo and serrano peppers in sauces, salsas, chutneys, and stews. They have a more complex flavor than jalapeƱos and mature faster. Fresno Chilis do not dry well and are best used fresh. Young green peppers are less hot than fully mature red ones.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Height

75cm

Row Spacing

45cm

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Fresno pepper is a variety of chili pepper

Scientific names

Capsicum annuum

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