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Pepperoncini - Italian - Capsicum annuum
Tender Annual Mildly warm, conical fruits grow to about 4" long. They are often picked green at 2"-3" and pickled. Pepperoncini peppers are also very tasty fresh, with thin walls and lovely pendant shape. Fine flavor. Grows on small bushes. Developed in southern Italy.
Did You Know? Sweet peppers are loaded with vitamins C and A. Red peppers contain twice the vitamin C and eleven times the beta carotene of green peppers.
Soil & Water: Pepperoncini 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 & Growing: Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost. Direct seeding is not recommended. Stake to keep fruit off the ground and mulch for disease and weed control.
Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don't pull) the fruit from the stems.
Cooking: Enjoy fresh pepperoncinis in Greek salads or pickled pepperoncinis throughout the year.
Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 6-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-28"
Days To Maturity: 62-75 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
For more information, please enjoy our Resource Guide for planting and growing peppers.
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Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds 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 ensure the success of your crop(s).