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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Sweet Heat Pepper

  • Sweet Heat Pepper - Bloom
  • Sweet Heat Pepper - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 12" (30cm)

Height: 10" (25cm)

Width: 14" (36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Sweet and mildly spicy like pepperoncini, with a great smoky flavor. Perfect for grilling or salsa.

Grower Information:

  • One of the earliest peppers to bear fruit!
  • Compact, bushy plants let you ship or sell larger containers with developing fruit.
  • Sweet and mildly spicy peppers can be harvested green or red.
  • Best in containers or in-ground.