Doux D'Espagne or Spanish Mammoth Pepper
90 days. This variety was introduced before 1860. In the 1880s, this pepper was shipped to the large markets in Paris from warmer areas like Algeria and Valencia. In the 19th century the 6-7-inch long fruit was among the largest offered, and popular with cooks. It produces long, cone-shaped peppers that are perfect for frying and salads. They are sweet and flavorful, but hardly ever offered in America. A good-producing pepper that is reported to be disease resistant.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 14-18"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Capsicum annuum
Growing Tips: Start indoors in bright light 8-12 weeks before last frost date. Heat mat helps to warm soil and speed germination. Peppers often appreciate a bit of afternoon shade during the hottest summer weather.