Heirloom Early Calwonder Pepper Seeds
This variety produces large, blocky bell peppers that can be harvested when green or later as they mature to red. At both stages flavor is sweet and mild; texture is crisp and crunchy. These sturdy plants are vigorous and prolific. Fruits are 3 and 4 lobed. Particularly desirable in areas with a short growing season; ready in about 70 days from transplant date. Serve raw with dip, in salads, fried, or stuffed. Grows well in containers. Non-genetically engineered.
Culture:Sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Grow in full sun and keep soil temperature in the mid-70's. Transplant to garden 2-3 weeks after last frost. Water regularly and fertilize when plants are 6" (15 cm.) tall and again in mid-summer.
Harvest: 70 days from transplant day. Carefully cut fruit from plants when full size, whether green or red, but before they begin to soften. Harvest regularly.
Nutrition: Excellent source of vitamins A and C.
Planting depth: 1/4" (6 mm.)
Seed spacing: 1" (2.5 cm.)
Spacing between rows: 18"-30" (45-75 cm.)
Days to germination: 10
Spacing after thinning: 15"-20" (37.5-50 cm.)
Days to maturity: 70