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Pepper Seeds - Hot - Big Jim

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Seed Count: 20 Seeds
Maturity: 75-80 Days from Transplanting
Fruit Characteristics: Large, elongated peppers with a medium heat level
Average Weight: Approximately 4-6 ounces per fruit
Plant Type: Indeterminate
Ideal Growing Conditions: Full sun, well-drained soil with good air circulation
Resistance: Moderately resistant to common pepper diseases
Usage: Ideal for stuffing, roasting, grilling, and adding heat to dishes

History:
The Big Jim Hot Pepper, named after Jim Lytle, who developed it in New Mexico, has a rich history deeply rooted in Southwestern cuisine. This variety is prized for its large size and medium heat level, making it a favorite among chili enthusiasts. Originating from New Mexico, where chili peppers are an integral part of the culinary culture, the Big Jim Hot Pepper has gained popularity for its versatility and bold flavor.

Culinary Uses:
Big Jim Hot Peppers are known for their vibrant flavor and medium heat, making them perfect for a variety of culinary applications. They are commonly used for stuffing with cheese or meat and then grilling or roasting for a delicious appetizer or main dish. Additionally, these peppers can be diced and added to salsas, sauces, and marinades to provide a spicy kick. Whether you're cooking Mexican, Southwestern, or other cuisines, the Big Jim Hot Pepper adds depth and heat to your dishes.

Growth Habit & Planting Instructions:
As an indeterminate pepper variety, Big Jim Hot Peppers will continue to produce fruit throughout the growing season. Plant them in a location that receives full sun and ensure the soil is well-drained with good air circulation around the plants. Start seeds indoors approximately 8-10 weeks before the last expected frost date, then transplant them outdoors once the soil has warmed and all danger of frost has passed. Space plants about 18-24 inches apart to allow for adequate growth. Provide support such as stakes or cages to help support the weight of the plants as they grow. Regular watering and fertilizing will promote healthy growth and a bountiful harvest of these flavorful hot peppers.

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