Named after the town where they originated. Harvest Padron peppers when they are 1-1 1/2" long. About 1 out of 20 fruits will be hot, and the rest mild. All the fruits become hot if allowed to grow 2-3" long. Padrons are served sautéed in olive oil with a little sea salt, and eaten as tapas (appetizers) in Spain. USDA Certified Organic. Avg. 4,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.