Pepper, Garden Sunshine

Pepper, Garden Sunshine

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Capsicum annuum

See a sunset in each big, beautiful, sunburn-resistant bell!

One of our favorite bells for hot, dry climates, this big, blocky beauty ripens from sunny yellow through orange to red and resists sunburns more than many other bells. Offer some shade for even bigger, more succulent fruits. 18" tall. Open-pollinated.

Seeds grown by Green Phoenix Farm in Salt Lake City, Utah.

30 seeds.

Indigenous people in modern-day Mexico domesticated chiles from their wild crop ancestor the Chiltepin thousands of years ago, adapting it into so many unique and delicious varieties. When the European colonizers came, they took chiles back to Europe, referring to them as peppers because of their spicy flavor, which reminded them of peppercorns. Now chiles are beloved and cultivated by cultures all over the world, and despite the devastating legacy of colonization, the descendants of their original seed stewards continue to persist and cultivate them today. Sweet peppers are a relatively modern concoction, but one we are very grateful for!

Directions: Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before last frost. Use bottom heat to aid germination and be patient. Transplant after frost.

Planting Depth

Seed Spacing

Days to Germination

Days to Maturity

⅛-¼”

12”

7-22

80-100