Paprika - Super Red Capsicum annuum (80 days) This variety is the reddest paprika available. Like Hungarian paprikas, it is cone-shaped and 5” - 6“ long. Peppers ripen from green to a bright red at 130 days. It has a smoky sweet aroma and dries very well.
One man may yearn for fame, another for wealth, but everyone yearns for paprika goulash. -Hungarian Proverb
~ The secret to unlocking its complex flavor is in heating it. Added toward the end of the cooking cycle, paprika will release a deep, sweet, earthy taste to meats and vegetables. ~ Paprika is a great addition to your diet. Naturally high in vitamin C, paprika has also shown promise in helping regulate blood pressure.
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost. Seeds germinate in 15-20 days. After all danger of frost has past, plant seed-lings 2-3 ft apart in a sunny site with rich, well drained soil. Irrigate and fertilize often.
Heat level: Very Mild.~ Scoville 50 - 200 ~ Packet contains 30 seeds