Purple Jalapeno

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Purple Jalapeno
Classification C. annuum
Type jalapeño
Fruit color purple turning red at maturity
Fruit shape conical
Fruit size medium
Heat level medium
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 3800-8000
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country unknown
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Purple Jalapeno - ripe fruit. 2013-10-29.


Pretty plants with beautiful purplish leaves. High yield of 5-6 cm long fruits that ripen from green to purple and finally to dark brown-red when fully mature. Thin flesh, very delicious hot flavor, very aromatic.

Seed source:

1. Richard Nadeau of St-Pie-de-Guire, Quebec (QUE NA R) 12 / Solana Seeds
2. Tomato Growers Supply 14

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


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  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2000 Yearbook by Marianne Jones of Dickson, Tennessee (TN JO M), who purchased seeds from Totally Tomatoes .

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2012 Solana Seeds
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