Serrano Tampiqueno is a hot chile that measures about 2.25 inches long by 0.625 inches wide on plants that are about 24 inches tall. The pendant pods have medium thick flesh and matures from green to red in about 80 days. The plants are very productive. Originates from the Mexican states of Puebla and Hidalgo. Culinary uses include pico de gallo, salsas and is one of the most used chiles in Mexican cuisine.. Capsicum Annuum.