An 8" long, thick-walled, mildly hot Anaheim-type pepper excellent for stuffing or roasting. Also used in New Mexico for dried pepper wreaths and ristras.
'NuMex Joe E. Parker' is the ideal pepper for roasting, stuffing, or canning, in addition to using fresh. This pepper has thick walls, uniform, 6"-8"-long fruit, with few seeds and big yields! Very productive plants. Peppers turn red when mature. 500-2,500 Scoville heat units (mild).
Variety Info6"–8" long, 1½"–2" wide, thick-walled green peppers, turning to red when mature. Introduced in 1990, 'NuMex Joe E. Parker' is a fairly mild, Anaheim pepper at 500–2500 Scoville heat units. Developed at New Mexico State University, and named for one of the evaluators who helped with its selection.
RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: May be sown in late summer for fall/winter crop.
For Mild Climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.