Plant Information

Sweet Heat Pepper Hot

Sweet Heat Pepper
Grower Information

Common Name: Hot Pepper
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Blooming Season: Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant
Water: Medium
Fertilize: None or when needed only
Spacing: 12" (30cm)
Height: 10" (25cm)
Width: 14" (36cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Sweet and mildly spicy like pepperoncini, with a great smoky flavor. Perfect for grilling or salsa.

Idea & Tips: Good in containers and gardens.
Water moderately and don’t over-fertilize.
Best grown in well-drained soil.
Stake plants loosely for support.
Days to harvest: 44 to green, 56 to red.
Check the plant tag for care tips.
Days to Harvest: 55 - 60
Fruit Size: 3  to  4 x 1  to  1.5 in. (8  to  10 x 3  to  4 cm)
Heat Level: 1 - mild
Grower Information: Produces 65% higher Vitamin C content than the average garden pepper.* Mildly spicy peppers are delicious raw or cooked. Extreme earliness gives sweetness of ripe fruit with just the right amount of spice. Compact and bushy plants work well in gardens and large planters. 

*Based on vegetables grown under our trial conditions and harvested when ripe. Actual harvest results may vary.

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