Many people have difficulties growing large size ancho peppers in hot areas. Carranza was bred to produce large peppers even in hot conditions, and that will make many growers and gardeners happy. Fruit reach 6 to 7 inches in length, and 3 inches in width, with just a touch of heat – 500 scoville units. Harvest fresh for poblano, or dry them for ancho. Color changes from dark green to red. 68 days.