Tam Jalapeno Peppers look like regular jalapenos but are much milder. They are more for flavor than hot Jalapenos. Like regular jalapenos, they are tapered and grow to about 3 inches turning from green to red. Jalapenos register 4750 Scovilles while Tam Jalapenos register 1000 or so.
Being sensitive to the cold, planting should be delayed until the danger of frost is past in the spring. Ideal temperatures are 70 to 80 degrees F during the day, and 60 to 70 degrees F at night. Usually, the plants set satisfactory crops when temperatures are between 65 and 80 degrees F and the soil is well-supplied with moisture. Avoid a soggy, water-logged soil condition when growing peppers.
Size: 1204, #4
Spacing: Plant 18″ apart.
Height: Grows 24″ to 36″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Has all the flavor of a regular jalapeno without any of the heat.
Tips: They aren’t totally harmless so still be aware of possible irritation. Water plants thoroughly after transplanting. Avoid planting under conditions that will stunt the plants and lead to poor production, such as cold weather, lack of sufficient soil moisture, or lack of sufficient fertilizer. Water deeply but not too often.
Uses: Garden Vegetable/Fruit