Poblano peppers facts

Poblano pepper is a pepper which is well known in the Mexican as well as Southwestern cuisine. Poblano is flexible which has the combination of sweetness and heat. The heat in Poblano varies from one to another of the same plant. It has the taste of bell pepper with peppery heat. It should be consumed before they turn red, wrinkled or soft.

Name Poblano pepper
Scientific Name Capsicum annuum
Native State of Puebla, Mexico
Common/English Name Ancho chiles
Name in Other Languages Hindi: Poblano pepper plant
German: Poblano Pfefferpflanze
French:  Poblano Pepper usine
Spanish: planta de pimiento poblano
Portuguese: Poblano planta da pimenta
Polish: Poblano papryka roślin
Latin: Poblano piperis herba
Plant Growth Habit Perennial vegetable
Plant Size 2 feet
Stem 25 inches (0.64 m)
Flower Four petals
Fruit shape & size Triangular, heart shape, Length: 3 to 6 inches (7.6 to 15.2 cm); Width: 2 to 3 in (5.1 to 7.6 cm)
Fruit color Dark green-red
Scoville units 1,000-2,000
Flavor/aroma Earthy
Fruit Taste Spicy
  • Ancho 101
  • Ancho Magnifico
  • Ancho Ranchero hybrid
  • Ancho San Luis
  • Ancho San Martin hybrid
  • Poblano L.
Major Nutritions (Dried) Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 1.202 mg (92.46%)
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.767 mg (59.00%)
Vitamin A, RAE 347 µg (49.57%)
Iron, Fe 3.72 mg (46.50%)
Copper, Cu 0.173 mg (19.22%)
Total dietary Fiber 7.3 g (19.21%)
Manganese, Mn 0.435 mg (18.91%)
Potassium, K 820 mg (17.45%)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 2.177 mg (13.61%)
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.678 mg (13.56%)
Health Benefits
  • Function of brain
  • Prevent Anemia
  • Assist vision
  • Pregnancy
  • Treat Arthritis
  • Losing weight
  • Lungs ailments
  • Bone health
  • Maintain cholesterol levels
  • Reduce stress
Calories in 2 pepper (34 g) Dried 96 Kcal.


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