Ancho Hot Pepper
3810 - Ancho. Heart-shaped peppers are 7-10cm (3-4") long with a mildly pungent and slightly sweet taste. In its fresh form (called "poblano") it is a very dark, glossy green and is used roasted and stuffed for rellenos (remove skin after roasting). When reddish-brown and dried (called ancho) it is used to make chili powder and "mole" sauce. Plants produce lots of high quality, dark-green peppers that ripen to red. Matures in 80 days.