Guajillo chile peppers are very common to Mexican cooking, and are the workhorse of chiles with a lot of dazzle. The guajillo, ancho, and pasilla are referred to as the "Holy Trinity of Chiles". They are all used together to make authentic Mexican mole sauces.
Pods grow to 4-6" long with thin flesh and shiny reddish brown color. They have a very distinctive sweet heat flavor. Plants are very productive and grow well in dry climates. Capsicum annuum (75 days)
Heat Level: Medium Scoville 3000 - 5000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are red.