Recent customer question:
How long to let pepper seeds go without sprouting
before giving up on them and trying more?
Pepper seeds are slow to germinate, so we recommend waiting at least a month before giving up on them! Some super hot pepper seeds take 21+ days to sprout, so be patient and wait.
It IS important to keep pepper seeds warm for fastest and most successful germination, we like to use a heat mat to keep the pepper seeds at 80-90˚ F. If they are not kept warm, many super hot pepper seeds can take a very long time (21+ days) to germinate if they germinate at all.
Keep in mind, if you are trying to germinate pepper seeds near a window, they can get cold at night. Seeds could take several times as long to germinate this way. Having a seedling heat mat can make a huge difference in how fast they sprout, so don't go without!
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