Alteño is an extra-large fruited poblano (Ancho) with good quality and heavy fruit. Fruit color matures from mid-dark green to deep red. The maturity is mid-early and it is suited for multiple harvests where it has the ability to maintain fruit size. The fruit are classical with broad shoulders and tapering to a point, firm, straight and have a high percentage of two lobes. The plants are strong and have good vigor, continuous setting ability and are adapted for long cycle production in the highland areas. Alteño has very good general field performance under root disease pressure and also has a great dry weight ratio. Well suited for the fresh and drying market.
Scoville Heat Units: ~ 250 – 1,500
- Very good fresh to dry weight ratio
- High yield potential
- Maintains very nice fruit size
- Experimental# SHP8166