How to Grow Ancho Pepper Plants From Seeds

How to Grow Ancho Pepper Plants From Seeds

The quick and convenient step-by-step guide to growing your very own Ancho Peppers from seeds!


While known as Ancho in its dried form, this pepper is also known as Poblano in its fresh form. An only moderately hot pepper, it is excellent for roasting, stuffing, or Mexican fare. The dark green vegetable measures 4" long and turns red as it matures. 1000 Scoville Heat Units.

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How To Grow Poblano Peppers From Seeds


# 1 | Start your Poblano pepper seeds indoors in a high-quality soil 8 weeks before your last frost date. Pepper seeds need warm soil to germinate so use a heat mat or the top of your fridge for the first few days until they sprout.


# 2 | Gently press your Ancho pepper seeds into the surface of the soil or barely cover them and use your hands to firm them down, keep your seeds evenly moist. Make sure they are in a spot they will get an ample amount of bright light.


# 3 | Seeds should germinate in 10-15 days.


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