Fish Pepper, 1800's Heirloom (Hot)

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Fish Pepper, 1800's Heirloom (Hot)

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Seed Exchange - The 3"-long, colorful, striped peppers of this variety are borne on 2'-tall plants with beautiful variegated foliage. Traditionally used in oyster and crab houses around Chesapeake Bay, this 19th-century African-American heirloom was first offered by William Woys Weaver in the 1995 Seed Savers Exchange Yearbook. His grandfather received the seeds in the 1940s from Horace Pippin of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 80 days from transplant. Medium hot.

Characteristics: 

Organic

Plants grow to 2 feet

Good for container gardens

Fruits grow to 3 inches

Plants and peppers are variegated

Medium hot pepper

80 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

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