(C. annuum) (90 days) Large hot pepper turning from green, to dark red, to black when dried. Medium hot flavour. Extremely popular pepper in Mexico and the southwest U.S. The standard Mexican variety for sauces and stuffing, excellent for chiles rellenos. (see Big Jim also) Green-black heart-shaped fruits measure 4" long. Referred to as poblanos when fresh and anchos when ripened to red and dried. Distinctive rich flavour, often described as smoky.