A mature jalapeño fruit is about 4 in long, and is commonly picked and consumed while still green, but occasionally it is allowed to fully ripen and turn crimson red. It is a cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum originating in Mexico, which is a bush that grows 24–47 in long tall.
Typically, a plant produces 25 to 35 pods. During a growing period, a plant will be picked multiple times. As the growing season ends, jalapeños start to turn red. Compared to other chillies, the jalapeño heat level varies from mild to hot depending on cultivation and preparation. Very Meaty. Great for stuffing or in salsa. 75 days