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Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
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  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper
  • Violet Sparkle Pepper

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Violet Sparkle Pepper (25 seeds) (PP167) $3.00

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Violet Sparkle Pepper

         
 
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75 day. Pointed, wedge-shaped fruits are purple streaked with pale yellow. We originally received a few seeds of this variety from a Russian seed trader. Ripens red. Very lovely and delicious, sweet, crisp and thick-walled. One of the finest and prettiest peppers we have tried!
 
Violet Sparkle Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 11
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

90.9% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
El Greco
Location:
Lafayette, CA, United States
Date:
October 12, 2018
          5.0
 
Diminutive workhorse
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Productive, tasty, easy

What are the cons? None

Review:

This beautiful little plant deserves a big shout-out! Compact and modest looking, but once it gets going there's no stopping it. Very hard working, blooms come in very quick succession and the plant fills with pale green fruit that soon mature to purple. Very fruity, rich taste, 2-3 bites per pepper, certainly not tiny. Those that made it into the house were perfect salad companions. It certainly won me over, and has more than earned its place in next year's lineup! The plants are small, so I am considering starting 3 seeds in one pot and then planting them out as a bundle - we'll see how that goes...

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Hoarder
Location:
Beaverton, OR, United States
Date:
September 16, 2018
          3.0
 
Purple sparkle peppers
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow and a big produce

What are the cons? They have a bitter taste

Review:

These are fun to grow and the produce a lot of peppers but they tasted bitter. It’s probably something I did. I grew them in pots and used worm castings. The color on the inside is kind of off-putting because it is a tan color.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
exhumane
Location:
Columbus, OH, United States
Date:
July 14, 2018
          5.0
 
Very nice unique small pepper
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? easy to use, great nice

What are the cons? loud, easily scratchy n/a

Review:

Very nice attractive and unique pepper, hard to find comparisons. Starts out chartreuse, then as they get grow they quickly get a purple "tan" on the outside until mostly purple. Good fresh eating quality in the purple stage with an above average mild taste with sweetness, eventually they will ripen to a very sweet red like most peppers. Not very large, they are smaller than a standard bell, bigger than a snack pepper, smaller than long roasting peppers, sort of like a pimento but not really. I have no idea how they are used in Russia, I thought they might be similar to frying peppers but Violet Sparkle is much better fresh than light colored frying peppers. Choice.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
DC
Location:
Staunton, VA, United States
Date:
March 10, 2018
          5.0
 
Excellent pepper
Easy to Grow 4.5
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Color, flavor

What are the cons? -

Review:

I would probably just echo the other reviews. One of the most distinct looking sweet peppers there is. I think it tastes great, even in its green/violet stage. Walls aren't too thick/aren't too thin. I have grown them every year for the past few years. The only minor issue I've had is mine seemed to have a lower germination rate than other peppers, but they make up for it in being more resistant and resilient than other sweet pepper varieties I've started from seed.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Drew
Location:
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Date:
February 3, 2018
          5.0
 
Violet
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Beautiful color & thick wall

What are the cons? none

Review:

I try different peppers every season looking for both a lot of color and taste for fresh salsa. This pepper was beautiful! The row of six plants produced so many I was giving them away to neighbors and coworkers. I liked the size and thick wall of this pepper. It's going in the raised bed again this season.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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