Italian Pepperoncini Pepper Seeds - Capsicum Annuum - Great Pickling Pepper !
Italian Pepperoncini Sweet Pepper- OrganicSpecies: Capsicum Annuum
75 days. This Italian heirloom variety ripens from yellow to green, to a deep, delicious red and become remarkably sweet and succulent. 3-5 in. long peppers are great for salads and cooked dishes, but they excel as picklers. Bushy, protective plants are lovely in containers.
This pepper is delicious in salads, pizzas and sandwiches. The pods are not very hot and color from yellow-green to yellow and finally red. This chili pepper grows well in a cooler climate. After repotting, the 7-10 cm long pods can be harvested after about 65 days. People prefer to eat these chilies in the yellow phase.
Soil & Water: Peppers require deeply-worked, well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Water deeply, but don't over water.
Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost. Direct seeding is not recommended. Stake to keep fruit off the ground and mulch for disease and weed control.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don't pull) the fruit from the stems.
Did You Know? Sweet peppers are loaded with vitamins C and A. Red peppers contain twice the vitamin C and eleven times the beta carotene of green peppers.
Soil Temperature: 75-85F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-28"
Days To Maturity: 62-75 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"