New Mexico Joe E. Parker Anaheim Pepper, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF

New Mexico Joe E. Parker Anaheim Pepper, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF
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Product description

High Mowing Organic Seeds - Southwestern style traditional Anaheim harvested green for stuffing, grilling, roasting, or processing.

Peppers average 8" long and have thick, crisp flesh with mild heat and excellent flavor. The very productive strain quickly changes from green to red. Improved version of New Mexico 6-4 pepper, with thicker, longer fruits that mature earlier.

Characteristics

  • Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated 
  • Longer version of the Heirloom Anaheim 
  • 8-12" fruits
  • 1/64 ounce of seeds 

Instructions Peppers prefer light, well-drained, moderately fertile soil with pH 6.5-6.8. Use a high phosphorus starter fertilizer when transplanting to give young peppers a good start. Keep nitrogen levels in moderation, as high amounts can reduce yields. Start transplants 6-8 weeks before the planting date. Sow seeds into flat ~4 seeds/inch and then pot up into 2” or larger cells after the first set of true leaves appear. The optimal soil temperature for germination is 85°F.  For growing transplants, maintain the temperature at around 75°F during the day and 65°F at night. Harden off plants by slightly reducing the temperature to 60-65°F and reducing water for 2-3 days before transplanting.

  • Plant 1/4" deep 
  • Plant Spacing: 12-18" 
  • Row Spacing: 18-36" or double rows 18" apart on 5-6' centers 

    Harvest & Storage - Harvest first peppers promptly to stimulate further fruit production. Peppers can be harvested and eaten at either the unripe (green) or ripe (colored) stage.  Colored peppers generally require 2 – 4 weeks longer. Store peppers at 50° - 54°F and 95% percent relative humidity. Chilling injury occurs at temperatures below 45°F. 

     

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