With 9,000 years of cultivation behind them, it is no wonder that there are a myriad of varieties in a multitude of colours available to the home gardener – all have their origins in wild species native to Central and South America.
This variety produces large, blocky bell peppers that can be harvested when green or later as they mature to red. At both stages the flavour is sweet and mild. The texture is crisp and crunchy. Serve raw with dip, in salads, fried or stuffed. Grows well in containers.
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Start seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before outdoor planting after frost danger in spring to obtain healthy transplants. Choose a sunny position and a fertile, well drained soil. Improve clay or sandy soil with compost.
- Planting Depth: 6mm (1/4in)
- Seed Spacing: 12mm (1/2in)
- Row Spacing: 60cm - 75cm (24in - 30in)
|Days To Sprout:||15 - 20 days|
|Days To Maturity:||75 - 80 days|