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Plants of the Southwest

Padron Chile

Heirloom traditionally harvested green and small. Sweet, mild flavor. Eat off the stem after quickly frying in olive oil and a sprinkle of coarse salt. Or tempura. Or dry for later salsas.  Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before transplanting or direct sow in long warm-season areas.  Sow 1/4" deep, 12-14" apart.  Requires steady warmth and moisture to germinate. (100 seeds)
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