Serrano, Hidalgo

Category: Fruit
Created by: The Armchair Gardener

Pendant pods and green leaves are common characteristics of this Serrano variety. Fruit is considered medium hot.

Image cropped from: By Cindy from Wisconsin, USA (Serrano Peppers) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Buying plants from ChilePlants.com in 2015.

Family Solanaceae
Genus Capsicum
Species annum
Variety annum
Cultivar Hidalgo
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 2-2.5 inches long by .5 to .65 inches wide
Fruit Shape Elongated, medium thick flesh
Scoville Units 10,000–25,000
Fruit Color Green to red at maturity
Time to Harvest 70-80 days