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Sweet Pepper

(Capsicum annuum) Native to the Americas, peppers come in thousands of varieties, many unusual flavors, and all shapes and sizes. Heirloom peppers are often more flavorful than the modern-types, and most give huge yields. They are one of the easiest crops to grow, and are not much bothered by pests. All types of peppers are frost-tender, and are usually started indoors several weeks before the last frost date, although they may be direct-seeded in gardens in long-season climates. Set transplants out after warm weather has really settled. Peppers prefer rich and moist soil and full sun, although they will tolerate some shade, and some, especially C. frutescens, actually prefer a break from hot summer sun. Most types can be used green or ripe, and hot types tend to become more pungent when fully ripened in hotter conditions.

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Ajvarski, Sweet Pepper

Ajvarski, Sweet Pepper PP185

Here’s a really outstanding roasting pepper from eastern Macedonia. Two-foot,... Read More
 
Albino Bullnose Pepper

Albino Bullnose Pepper PP105

Beautiful, blocky 3-4 inch peppers are a lovely cream color. They have... Read More
 
Arroz Con Pollo Pepper

Arroz Con Pollo Pepper PP169

80 days. Originated in eastern Cuba. Another Caribbean “seasoning pepper!”... Read More
 
Ashe County Pimiento Pepper

Ashe County Pimiento Pepper PP140

A sweet, deep red, pimiento-type heirloom pepper that was discovered growing... Read More
 
Banana Pepper

Banana Pepper PP183

60 days. We're thrilled to offer this classic, sweet wax pepper that has... Read More
 
Bullnose Pepper

Bullnose Pepper PP124

75 days. The original Bull Nose pepper was popular in early America and... Read More
 
California Wonder Pepper

California Wonder Pepper PP106

70 days. The standard green bell pepper. A nice size with very good yield;... Read More
 
Canary Bell Pepper

Canary Bell Pepper PP191

70 days. Superior sweet pepper, medium-sized, thick-walled green fruits... Read More
 
Chocolate Beauty Pepper

Chocolate Beauty Pepper PP172

70 days. Blocky, medium to large, green, 3-4 lobed fruits ripen to a rich... Read More
 
Corbaci Pepper

Corbaci Pepper PP157

80 days. A unique and wonderful sweet pepper. Very long 10-inch fruit... Read More
 
Corno di Toro Giallo Pepper

Corno di Toro Giallo Pepper PP112

The traditional favorite in Italy. Long 8-inch tapered, bull-horn shaped... Read More
 
Criolla De Cocina Pepper

Criolla De Cocina Pepper PP168

I first received seed for this great pepper 15 years ago, so I am so excited... Read More
 
Cubanelle Sweet Pepper

Cubanelle Sweet Pepper PP115

Also known as “Cuban pepper”, the Cubanelle is a variety of sweet pepper... Read More
 
Doux D'Espagne or Spanish Mammoth Pepper

Doux D'Espagne or Spanish Mammoth Pepper PP138

This variety was introduced before 1860. In the 1880's, this pepper was... Read More
 
Emerald Giant Pepper

Emerald Giant Pepper PP109

78 days. Large, blocky bells have thick sweet flesh. Dark green fruit turn... Read More
 
Etiuda Pepper

Etiuda Pepper PP175

75 days. One of the best peppers we have ever tasted, it is sugary sweet... Read More
 
Figitelli Sicilia, Sweet Pepper

Figitelli Sicilia, Sweet Pepper PP182

Crisp, thick-walled fruits are sweet and juicy. Almost a pepperoncini type,... Read More
 
Golden Cal Wonder Pepper

Golden Cal Wonder Pepper PP108

78 days. Colorful golden bells that are very sweet and tasty. Gold peppers... Read More
 
Habanada - Sweet Pepper

Habanada - Sweet Pepper PP202

CUSTOMER FAVORITE! The world’s first truly heatless habenero! Bred by... Read More
 
Horizon Bell Pepper

Horizon Bell Pepper PP187

73 days. Plants produce excellent yields of brilliant orange- yellow bell... Read More
 
Italian Pepperoncini Pepper

Italian Pepperoncini Pepper PP111

A popular, thin, little pickling pepper, this heirloom comes from southern... Read More
 
Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper

Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper PP143

A customer favorite! This fine Italian pepper was grown each year by Giuseppe... Read More
 
King Of The North Pepper

King Of The North Pepper PP131

68 days. Early, good-sized peppers of a heavy yielding habit. The variety... Read More
 
Lilac Bell Pepper

Lilac Bell Pepper PP188

75 days. Fruits are a stunning medium lilac-purple. Crisp, juicy, and... Read More
 
Lipstick Pepper

Lipstick Pepper PP151

70 days. A delicious pepper with 4” long tapered, pimiento type fruits... Read More
 
Manganji Sweet Pepper

Manganji Sweet Pepper PP201

80-90 days. Sure to be a new sensation with chefs and foodies alike. Manganji... Read More
 
Melrose Pepper

Melrose Pepper PP152

This is a superb heirloom frying pepper, brought from Italy years ago.... Read More
 
Midnight Dreams Bell Pepper

Midnight Dreams Bell Pepper PP189

75 days. Blocky four-lobed bells are the most amazing ebony-black we have... Read More
 
Miniature Yellow Bell Pepper

Miniature Yellow Bell Pepper PP180

90 days. 2-inch long, miniature bells in cheery, sunny yellow are great... Read More
 
Mira Sweet Pepper

Mira Sweet Pepper PP194

Super-early Polish variety yield very large, very thick-walled fruits,... Read More
 
Oda Pepper

Oda Pepper PP190

70 days. Very strong, compact plants crank out tapered, pointed bells... Read More
 
Orange Bell Pepper

Orange Bell Pepper PP137

Super sweet, brilliant orange fruits are blocky and good-sized with thick... Read More
 
Ozark Giant Pepper

Ozark Giant Pepper PP154

What a pepper! This variety produces huge, long bell peppers that have... Read More
 
Paradicsom Alaku Sarga Szentes Pepper

Paradicsom Alaku Sarga Szentes Pepper PP160

80 days. One of the truly great Hungarian peppers. Yellow, flat, ribbed,... Read More
 
Peperone di Cuneo Pepper

Peperone di Cuneo Pepper PP173

78 days. Tomato shaped sweet peppers in red and yellow. Very productive,... Read More
 
Piment Jaune Sucree Sweet Pepper

Piment Jaune Sucree Sweet Pepper WW228

This rare early American pepper from the French Caribbean is a type of... Read More
 
Quadrato D'Asti Rosso Pepper

Quadrato D'Asti Rosso Pepper PP102

80 days. Very thick, brilliant red flesh that has a delicious rich-sweet... Read More
 
Red Marconi Pepper

Red Marconi Pepper PP107

80 days. A late Italian pepper that yields big, 7” long, tapering fruit;... Read More
 
Red Mini Bell Pepper

Red Mini Bell Pepper PP120

60 days. Oh, so cute! Tiny, red bell peppers are only about 1-1/2” tall... Read More
 
Sheepnose Pimento Pepper

Sheepnose Pimento Pepper PP171

70 days. Gorgeous cheese-type sweet pepper, ripening from green to red.... Read More
 
Shishito Pepper

Shishito Pepper PP144

A favorite old Japanese variety which produces 3” long, slightly wrinkled... Read More
 
Sweet Chocolate Pepper

Sweet Chocolate Pepper PP126

75 days. I love the flavor of this rich, chocolate- brown pepper. The... Read More
 
Violet Sparkle Pepper

Violet Sparkle Pepper PP167

75 day. Pointed, wedge-shaped fruits are purple streaked with pale yellow.... Read More
 
Yellow Monster Pepper

Yellow Monster Pepper PP156

90 days. Gigantic, behemoth elongated yellow bell peppers can grow 8 inches... Read More
 
Zulu Sweet Pepper

Zulu Sweet Pepper PP114

This impressively ‘eggplant black’ colored bell pepper is crisp with... Read More
 
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