Serrano Chile Peppers

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Can I plant chile peppers in containers?

Serrano Chile Peppers

These slim Serrano Peppers, explode with wildly hot flavor. Fruits are 2-1/4 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter, medium thin walls, green maturing to red. Plants grow 30-36 inches tall with good leafy cover, so add 'stakes' to your container pot. Harvest in 75-80 days. USES: Use the peppers green or red. Perfect for chili sauce, salsa, pickles, hot pepper vinegar, chili beans, guacomale. The peppers can be easily dried. SUGGESTION: Plant a variety of herbs to add flavor to hot pepper sauce and relish.



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