Sheepnose Pimento Pepper

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Tomato-type peppers are exceedingly flavorful with sweet juicy flesh. Very meaty, good for canning. An Ohio heirloom from the family of Nick Rini. Keeps for an extended period when refrigerated. 70-80 days from transplant. SWEET

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Sweet Chocolate Peppers

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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. 60-85 days from transplant. SWEET.

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Ruby King Peppers

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First offered in 1977 SSE Yearbook by Dr. John Wyche. Early bell pepper that ripens from dark green to ruby red. Fruits grow to 6″ long with thick sweet flesh, excellent for frying or fresh eating. 65-70 days from transplant. SWEET

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Orange Thai Peppers

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Beautiful and useful ornamental, a real showstopper when all the fruits turn from green to orange. Loaded with 2½” cayenne-type peppers. Great for container growing. Can dry and use for seasoning. 80-90 days from transplant. HOT

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Jimmy Nardello’s Pepper

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Given to SSE by Jimmy Nardello whose mother brought the seeds to the U.S. when she immigrated with her husband Guiseppe from the Basilicata region of Italy in 1887. One of the very best for frying, delicious roasted apple flavor. Productive plants are loaded with glossy red 10″ long peppers. Very popular within SSE circles. 80-90 days from transplant. SWEET

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Aurora Peppers

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Stunning 1½” long fruits borne on foot-high ornamental plants, perfect for container growing. Fruits ripen from lavender to deep purple to orange and finally to red. 60–75 days from transplant. MEDIUM HOT

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Cyklon Peppers

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Red hot Polish pepper. Well flavored tapered fruits are 5″ long. Used extensively by the spice industry in Poland for drying due to its rather thin flesh. 80 days from transplant. HOT

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Chervena Chushka Peppers

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Bulgarian heirloom traditionally used for roasting; also delicious eaten fresh. Flesh is sugary sweet. Robust plants produce large tapered fruits measuring 2″ wide by 6″ long. Fruits ripen from green to brown to vivid red. 85 days from transplant. SWEET.

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Hinkelhatz Pepper

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Cultivated by the Pennsylvania Dutch since the 1880s; name translates as chicken heart. Traditionally used for pickling and making pepper vinegar. Small fruits (¾” wide by 1-2″ long) ripen from green to glossy red. 80-90 days from transplant. HOT.

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Georgia Flame Peppers

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A piquant pepper from the Republic of Georgia, up to eight inches long, with thick, crunchy flesh. Two-foot high plants produce copious amounts of fruit throughout the season. An excellent salsa pepper. 90 days from transplant. HOT

Start indoors 8 weeks before last frost, germinates in 14 days, plant outdoors 12-14″ Apart in full sun.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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