Pepper, Sweet Chocolate (organic)

Pepper, Sweet Chocolate (organic)

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Matures in 60-85 days from transplant
Zones 3+
18-36" tall
Full Sun
Approx. 25 seeds per pack

 Early bell pepper bred by Elwyn Meader and introduced by the University of New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station in 1965. Ripens from green to chocolate on the outside and brick red inside. Thick sweet flesh. Great for gardeners in short season areas.

Growing Instructions

Start seeds indoors at ¼“  depth 8 weeks before the last frost. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Transplant outdoors once danger of frost has passed and soil is warm, in rows 12-24” apart in full sun.