Sweet Heat Sweet Pepper

Capsicum annuum 

Growing Zones 9-11
  • Height: 10-13″
  • Width:  12-16″
  • Spacing:  12-18″
  • Fruit Size:  3″
  • Days to Maturation:  52-56 days
  • Location :  Full Sun
  • Water: Average
  • Fertilizer:  Average

 

 

 

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Description

Baskets,Beds, containers, cuisine, fresh, picklingMild, spicy flavor – like a pepperoncini, but with smoky undertones. Early and prolific, with loads of sweet bells that average 3 to 4″ long by 1 to 1-1/2″ wide. A perfect choice for grilling and salsa. Can be eaten at the green or red stage. Plants are compact and bushy.  A perfectly calibrated blend of sweetness and heat, with a big nutritional bonus. Red peppers boast 65% higher vitamin C than average peppers. 10″ tall plants bear 3.5″ x 1.5″ fruit in 52-56 days. Gentle heat at 329 Scoville units when green; 235 when red.

Disease resistant:

230-330   Scovilles