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Banana Pepper Seeds - Capsicum Annuum - Delicious & Prolific

Banana Pepper Seeds - Capsicum Annuum - Delicious & Prolific

Quantity: 10 Seeds

Species: Capsicum Annuum

Scovilles: 0 - 500


Banana Peppers are a trued and true capsicum variety. The plant grows to be about 4 feet tall, and 2 feet wide, and can yield yield dozens of pods with minimal effort. The fruits taste amazing fresh; they're sweet and flavourful, and quite refreshing. They can be picked when greenish yellow or red, depending on the recipe. Coming in at  up to 500 scovilles, banana peppers are not very hot, if at all, so this variety makes for a great choice to those who want to enjoy flavourful peppers without the heat. They make a great tasting sauce, and can be dried and ground into a delicious powder too.  


All seeds are organic and open pollinated.


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  • Growing Instructions

    It's best to start pepper seeds as early in the season as possible; we start them here on the farm in January. It's good to sow them in a sterile growing medium; most available seed starting soils should do the job nicely; we use sunshine mix (peat moss and perlite). The soil should be made moist, but not damp. Sow the seeds 1/4 inch below the soil surface. Store in a warm area until tiny sprouts emerge from the soil. A heat mat aids in this step, but is not necessary. Seeds can take between 2-8 weeks to germinate, but they can sometimes take less time too. Once germinated, and the first true leaf has formed, it's time to pot up to a larger container that contains a good quality potting soil. Transplant to their final location when the nighttime temperatures are consistently 8°C or higher. These peppers grow very well in pots or containers; I recommend 5 gallon pots of larger. Peppers do best when grown in full sun.

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