Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Sweet Heat Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Hot Pepper

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.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)

Type: Hot Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 55-60 to full ripe, 40-45 to green
Fruit characteristics: Snack, green to red; L: 3-4 in./8-10 cm; W: 1-1.5 in./3-4 cm
Plant habit: Compact
Heat level: Mild (1 pepper)