We were recently asked: Is it a 100% no for overwintering NM Chile plants? If so why? We've found that New Mexico chile plants don't produce as well after being...
Bell Chocolate Sweet Seeds - Organic
A chocolate-colored bell pepper with a very sweet flavor. It ripens from green to dark brown on the outside and brick red flesh on the inside. This is our earliest pepper to harvest, with the first peppers ripening at around 57 days.
Heavy fruit set of 3-4” peppers and it tolerates cool nights. Heat Level: None
Like fast growing peppers?
Check out more of the earliest pepper varieties we carry.
This early bell pepper was bred by Elwyn Meader and introduced by the University of New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station in 1965. The chocolate color skin and the red flesh are beautiful raw in salads and roasted in other dishes.
A very popular variety among home gardeners for their small size, sweet flavor, hardiness, and prolific nature. This bell is a great choice for gardeners with short seasons. Capsicum annuum (57 days) Organic - Heirloom - Open-pollinated - Non-GMO
Heat Level: None
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 14 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5-gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are full size and brown.
All of our seeds are GMO-free.
Growing Banana Peppers is easy – they are one of the fastest growing peppers you can grow, and are very productive plants. Our Banana Pepper Seeds germinate quickly and are...
Grow your own Big Jim Chile! Sandia Seed offers the best selection of New Mexico chile varieties, including the deliciously huge Big Jim Legacy. Big Jim Pepper Seeds are easy to...
Here's a question from a recent customer:Why do my pepper plants have no peppers? “I have 9 Aji Amarillo plants from seeds bought from Sandia, and as of July...