Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Dragon Roll Pepper

Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Shishito Pepper, Hot Pepper

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: These 3 to 5-in. (8 to 13-cm) peppers carry a mild heat when young. 1 in 10 peppers are hot, and it is a surprise which one you will get! Milder than a jalapeño pepper, but let you know you got some heat.

Grower Information:
Exclusively Burpee!

Gaining the ranks of culinary excellence, Shishito peppers are on menus and at farmers markets across the nation. These 3 to 5-in. (8 to 13-cm) peppers top out at about 200 Scovilles, making them more mild than a jalapeño pepper while still letting you know you have some heat. 1 in 10 peppers are hot, and it is a surprise which one you will get!