Organic Quadrato Asti Giallo Pepper $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Large blocky bell pepper from Italy. Green peppers ripen very slowly to golden-yellow. Thick crisp flesh with delicious sweet spicy flavor when either green or yellow. 70-80 days from transplant. Sweet.  Characteristics  Organic Large blocky bell pepper Delicious sweet-spicy flavor Ripens very slowly to golden yellow Thick flesh is flavorful at any stage Sweet pepper 70-80 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Jimmy Nardello's Pepper, pre 1887 Heirloom (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Our supply is running low and more is on backorder. It can take up to 3-4 weeks to receive shipments. If you'd like it, please order it and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If this is part of a larger order, we will ship you what is in stock.  Seed Savers Exchange - Dependable and delicious, these fire-engine-red peppers were given to Seed Savers Exchange by Jimmy Nardello, whose mother brought the seeds to the United States when she emigrated with her husband, Guiseppe, from the Basilicata region of Italy in 1887. One of the best peppers for frying, with a mild, spicy flavor. Productive plants are loaded with glossy-red 10"-long peppers. Plants may have to be staked. An SSE staff favorite. 80-90 days from transplant. Sweet. Characteristics:  Very productive Excellent frying pepper Sweet pepper 50 Seeds Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 12-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Chervena Chushka Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Chervena Chujski) Bulgarian pepper traditionally used for roasting; also delicious eaten fresh. The 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. Characteristics  Tapered red fruits grow to 6 inches long Sturdy plants Sweet pepper 85 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Italia Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - This Corno-di-toro (“horn of the bull”) type of sweet pepper earned high marks from Seed Savers Exchange staff at a 2014 tasting at our Heritage Farm headquarters. Curved, tapered fruit mature from green to red, have thin walls and taste very sweet (not hot). Erect plants grow 14-28" tall and have sparse branching, green leaves, and stem with light-purple nodes and white flowers. Mature fruit reach 5-7"" long and 1.5-3"" wide. Introduced in 1987 by Johnny’s Selected Seeds of Albion, Maine, this variety has been shared within the SSE Yearbook Exchange community ever since. 70-80 days from transplant. Sweet. Organic. Characteristics  Organic Sweet, Corno-di-toro ("horn of the bull") type pepper Fruits grow to 5 - 7 inches long and 1.5 - 3" wide. Sweet. New for 2021 80 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions -  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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Marconi Red Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Prolific Italian variety prized for its gigantic sweet red fruits. Delicious 12" long peppers are excellent eaten fresh or fried. 70-90 days from transplant. Sweet.  Characteristics  Organic Huge, sweet red fruits grow to 12 inches long Excellent eaten fresh or fried Sweet pepper 70-90 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Chocolate Beauty Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Shiny green bell peppers ripen to a gorgeous chocolate brown. The excellent sweet flavor when fully ripe, average flavor when green. Very productive variety for home and market. 70-75 days from transplant. Sweet. ±4,200 seeds/oz. Characteristics  Fruits ripen from green to brown Best flavor when fully ripe Very productive Sweet pepper 70-75 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Golden Treasure Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Golden Treasure’s peppers are so beautiful that we have even included them in flower arrangements. This Italian variety bears 9"-long fruits that ripen from green to shiny yellow and are excellent for frying, roasting, and fresh eating. Sweet medium-thick flesh and tender skin. 80 days from transplant. Sweet. Characteristics  Fruits grow to 9 inches long Fruit ripens from green to shiny yellow Excellent for frying, roasting, and fresh eating Sweet pepper 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Tolli's Sweet Italian Pepper $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Introduced to SSE in 1979 by SSE member Mike Cannon of New York. Sweet Italian variety was given to him by Phil Tolli. Large, dependable yields of 5" long scarlet-red peppers. This is one of our all-around favorites for fresh eating, frying, and canning recipes. Great added to tomato sauces. 75-85 days from transplant. Sweet.  Characteristics  Organic Scarlet fruits grow to 5 inches long Great for fresh eating, frying, and canning Productive Sweet pepper 75-85 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Sweet Chocolate Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Choco) Early bell pepper was 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. Characteristics  Organic Fruits ripen from green to chocolate with a brick red interior Thick sweet flesh Great for gardeners in short-season areas 60-85 days from transplant Sweet pepper 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Miniature Chocolate Bell Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Short stocky plants covered with lovely 2" long miniature bell peppers with an excellent fresh flavor. This arose in the garden of Ohio SSE member Lucina Cress during the 1980s in her crop of full-sized Chocolate peppers. She saved seeds from the smallest fruits. Great for salads. 90 days from transplant. Sweet. ±4,400 seeds/oz.  Characteristics  Organic Fruits ripen to deep brown Fruits grow to 2 inches Plants are stocky and short Sweet pepper 90 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Tequila Sunrise Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Ornamental plant with delicious fruit. Carrot-shaped 5" long peppers are borne on sturdy plants. Fruits ripen from deep green to golden-orange. Firm crunchy flesh is mildly peppery and sweet. Delicious as a frying pepper or eaten fresh. 60-78 days from transplant. Sweet. Characteristics:  Organic Fruits ripen from green to orange Carrot-shaped fruits grow to 5 inches Firm crunchy flesh is mildly peppery and sweet 60-78 days from transplant Sweet pepper 25 Seeds Instructions - 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. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 12-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Healthy Pepper (Sweet, Lunchbox Style) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Sweet 4" long conical fruits ripen from yellow-green to orange then red. Early maturing 30" plants are resistant to disease and rotting and will ripen even during cloudy summers. Developed at the Institute of Vegetable Breeding and Seed Production on the western edge of Moscow. 70 days from transplant. Sweet. ±4,900 seeds/oz.  Characteristics  Conical fruits grow to 4 inches Plants grow to 30 inches Resistant to disease and rotting Sweet pepper 70 days from transplant 50 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Shishito Pepper (Sweet) $2.95 $3.25
We have Seed Savers Exchange Shishito in stock at the moment - Organic Shishito Pepper (Sweet) (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com) High Mowing Organic Seeds -Small, mild Japanese pepper for roasting, pan-frying and grilling. Thin walls blister and char easily when roasted or grilled, taking on rich flavor that is delicious with coarse salt and lemon juice (or with a splash of soy sauce). The occasional fruit will display heat. Typically harvested and used green, but eventually turns orange and red with sweeter flavor. Prolific! Organic and Open Pollinated Eat fresh Mild but can be hot from time to time Harvest in 60-75 days from transplant Hot pepper 1/64 ounce (25 seeds)   Instructions - 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. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 18-36" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability    
Organic Napoleon Sweet Pepper $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Eight-inch elongated bells are as mild as apples. Fruits stand upright on 2' plants and ripen from green to red. Best used when green or just turning to red. Productive large pepper that bears consistently until frost. Early large pepper; great for stuffing. 70-90 days from transplant. Sweet. Characteristics: Organic Fruits grow to 8 inches Best used when green or slightly red Great for stuffing Sweet pepper 70-90 days from transplant 25 Seeds Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 12-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
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Organic Alma Paprika Pepper (Sweet) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Savers Exchange - Highly productive plants are loaded with thick-walled cherry-type peppers. One of the best varieties for drying and grinding for paprika, or for fresh eating. Ripens from cream-white to orange to red. 70-80 days from transplant. Mildly peppery and very sweet. ±4,100 seeds/oz. Characteristics  Organic Cherry type fruits ripen from cream-white to orange to red Fruits are thick-walled The sweet, mildly peppery flavor Highly productive 70-80 days from transplant 25 Seeds per packet Instructions - 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 the soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant Rows 12-24” Apart Germinates in 14 days Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
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