|The cultivar, 'Isleta' are medium hot chiles that are traditionally first strung into ristras, dried, then ground into chile powder. From Isleta Pueblo near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Great container or border plant.
C. annuum seeds should be started indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Sow the seeds in sandy soil and give them warmth. Transplant 12-16 inches apart. Likes a fertilizer treatment once a month. To keep compact, pinch leaves on young plants. Full sun produces best growth and fruiting results.