Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub
Seed per packet: 25
The Serrano chilli pepper is a smaller version of the jalapeno, similar in colour, but smaller, about 2.5 cm (1”) long. Serrano’s are a green colour, but ripen to red, brown, orange, or yellow. Serrano chillies typically tend to have thin skin. They don't need to be steamed or peeled before using, making it one of the easiest peppers to use for salsas. The Serrano chilli pepper can be up to 5 times hotter than the jalapeno.
Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a well-drained well fed soil in a sunny position. Annual intemperate climates perennial in the tropics