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Pimiento De Padron Pepper (15 seeds) (HPP168) $2.75

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Pimiento De Padron Pepper

         
 
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These small-fruited peppers originated in Galicia, northwest Spain, where the bite-sized green fruits are sauteed in olive oil and served with coarse-ground sea salt in tapas bars across the country. Most of the peppers are relatively mild, but an occasional unpredictable hot one led a New York times writer to call eating the dish a game of “Spanish Roulette!” Also fine for pickled peppers; the heat increases as they ripen to red. An authentic regional variety.
 
Pimiento De Padron Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 14
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 3.5

92.9% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Carolina Mike
Location:
SouthEast, NC, United States
Date:
January 16, 2018
          5.0
 
Padron
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Very prolific plants

What are the cons? Larger peppers are too hot to

Review:

I grow about a dozen different varieties of peppers and Padron is one of my favorites. I save the seed every year since my original purchase from Baker Creek. If you are going to fry these for Tapas I have found, like so many other folks, that you need to pick them small or they will be extremely hot. I try to keep my " frying " Padrons at an inch and half maximum length. The taste is superb and I love frying up a small batch in olive oil , sprinkling with salt, and having them with a cold beer in an icy mug on my days off. Absolute heaven. I also very thinly slice the large hot ones and use them when we make home made pizza. They have a unique delicious flavor. The plants are very prolific producers and last year I only grew one plant in a 3 gallon terra cota container and found that I had all the Padrons I wanted most of the time.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

5 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
oaknelm
Location:
Southern, VT, United States
Date:
December 12, 2016
          3.0
 
Like other peppers better
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? big plants, cute shape

What are the cons? too hot and not productive

Review:

My husband is addicted to Shishito and other other small frying peppers. He eats them almost everyday and we freeze tons of them so we can enjoy them year round. The Padron pepper plants got huge, larger than any other peppers that we grew. To begin with the peppers were very mild and not hot at all. I liked them a lot. But then they all got way too hot for me, and even for my husband who likes more heat than I do. I picked the peppers when they were small, green, and young, but they were still wicked hot. Plus the plants weren't producing as many peppers, as the plants of other varieties. We ended up pulling up the plants to give other peppers more light and room. Fushimi is my favorite small frying pepper, but it hasn't become as popular as Shishito or Padron.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
C.Elisabeth
Location:
Sioux City, IA, United States
Date:
December 7, 2016
          5.0
 
Hot and Plentiful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Hot and Early

What are the cons? All hot

Review:

Was very excited to see how many of the first harvest were hot. Picked a mini-peck of about 2" peppers and fed them to a group. They were too hot for most of us. All of them. Those who could handle the heat loved them! This was the first pepper that ripened in the garden and the most prolific. Two plants and we had too many! The later harvests were less hot. It was a very hot, dry summer and I was careful not to over-water. The milder pepper coincided with a rainy September. I will grow these again, if only to share with my hot pepper loving friends, family and neighbors.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Jody
Location:
sedgwick, KS, United States
Date:
August 14, 2016
          5.0
 
wonderful peppers
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? amazing taste

What are the cons? none

Review:

My son suggested that I add these to the garden after he had them in Spain. I grew three plants from seed without any difficulty. They have been very prolific and have an amazing taste! As others have mentioned, pick them when they are under 3 inches or they will all be very hot. We learned the hard way! I will definitely have these in my garden every year from now on.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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19 out of 19 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Reap Riot Farm
Location:
Hope Valley, RI, United States
Date:
October 14, 2015
          5.0
 
Best Ever
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Productive, Pest resistant

What are the cons? None

Review:

I wanted to grow these peppers as I was nostalgic for Spain. I had no idea what to expect. My peppers got off to a rough start in flats but these little guys survived some temperature and humidity extremes when they were neglected by our housesitter in April. Three survived and were planted out in May. It was a warm, dry summer for us here in the Northeast. They are currently over 5' high and still productive into mid-October. I will throw some season extension over them before we get a frost and see if we can get a few more. We harvested these every few days at 2-3" and fried in olive oil, then topped with a sprinkle of sea salt and ate as a pintxo. Just like I remember in Spain. only occasionally got a hot one. They tended to get hot when they got to be more than 3" long. Saving seed to grow again!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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