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pepper - ancho poblano

A native to Mexico, Ancho Poblano has been cultivated for 9000 years. This heart shaped heirloom pepper is actually well known under 2 different names. "Poblano" is the fresh version and is excellent stuffed or roasted. "Ancho" is the dried version, often used as chili powder. Ancho / Poblano Pepper is a mild to medium chili pepper that is commonly used in Mexican cuisine, and other spicy dishes. It is the most commonly used variety for chile rellenos and mole. Can be challenging to germinate; 60-70% germination rate is considered excellent for this variety.  Packet includes 40-50 seeds.

Ancho Poblano
Capiscum annuum

Scoville Rating
• 4000

• Full sun

• 78 days

Life Cycle
• Annual

Sowing Method
• Indoor

• Moderately Difficult

Growing Zones
• 4-12

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