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Organic Pepper, Black Hungarian (1 oz) - SNV5494

Growing Peppers

Growing Peppers

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Pepper - Black Hungarian - Capsicum chinense

Tender Annual Heirloom. Black Hungarian Peppers yield 4"-6", tapered fruit that start out glossy black and ripen to red. The fruit has a mild, smoky flavor. This tasty pepper is also highly ornamental with its lovely lavender flowers and purple veined leaves. The plants grow to about 36" tall and stand well without support.

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Soil and Water: Peppers require deeply worked, well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Water deeply, but don't over water.

Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Stake to keep fruit off the ground and mulch for disease and weed control.

Harvesting and Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don't pull) the fruit from the stems. Harvestable from the green stage through the color changes.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 14-28 Days
Height At Maturity: 36"
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"-24"
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 2,726 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

  • Item Model Number: SNV5494
  • Shipping Dimensions: 3 x 4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1 pounds

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September 11, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
When a friend of mine bought his first house he exclaimed, Now I can grow peppers! Even if peppers aren’t your primary reason for having a garden, be sure to add some in a sunny spot. Peppers are… read more »