Jalepeño, Tam Vera Cruz

Category: Fruit
Created by: The Armchair Gardener

Developed by Texas A & M University, this Medium hot jalepeno type is disease resistant and good for pickling.

Image cropped from: By Tomwsulcer (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Buying plants from ChilePlants.com in 2015.

Family Solanaceae
Genus Capsicum
Species annum
Variety annum
Cultivar Tam Vera Cruz
Duration Annual
Growth Habit Forb/Herb
Exposure Full Sun
Height 12-18 inches
Spacing 12 inches
Bloom Color White
Bloom Time Summer through Fall
Fruit Size 2-3 inches long by .75 to 1 inch wide
Fruit Shape Elongated, thick flesh
Scoville Units 5,000
Fruit Color Green to red at maturity
Time to Harvest 70-80 days (mid season)