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Database of Chilli Pepper Varieties


ANCHO 101

Species: Annuum | Origin: Mexico | Heat: Mild


This heart shaped pepper is what Mexicans use to make mole and chile rellanos, an intergral part of Mexican Cusine . The peppers are known as 'Ancho' when dried and 'Poblano' when fresh. The plants are 30-36" tall with a spreading habit. The peppers are 4 to 6 inches long tapering to a blunt point by 2.5 to 3 inches wide. They mature from dark green to a brownish red in 76-80 days and are mildly pungent.


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