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Paprika Pepper Seeds

Paprika Pepper Seeds

Regular price $ 2.49 USD
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Paprika peppers are easy to grow and wonderful when dried and made into a powder for flavoring foods. There is nothing that compares to fresh Paprika pepper powder.

NuMex R. Naky is a paprika cultivar grown in New Mexico because of its low heat level and its high level of red pigments. The NMSU CPI has just improved the NuMex R. Naky for brighter color and larger yields. It is now called the NuMex Vince Hernandez pepper and that is what we are offering now. The NM paprika crop is dehydrated and crushed into powder for use in a wide variety of food products and make-up. Uses include salsas, sauces, used whole, pickled, flakes, powdered and in goulash!

For a deal on seeds, check out our Chef's 3-Pack of Sweet Pepper Seeds including Paprika, Padron, and Pepperoncini seeds.

These bright red heirloom anaheim type pods grow to 6” long and ripen from green to a very bright red. They have a smoky sweet aroma and dry very well. Plants grow to 3’ tall and will produce all season until frost. Capsicum annuum (80 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated

Heat Level: Sweet and Very Mild  Scoville 0 - 100

~ Packet contains 30 seeds. 

Paprika is a variety of mild pepper that is dried, ground, and used with food either as a spice or garnish. 

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 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart in the garden, or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are completely red.


All of our seeds are GMO-free.

 

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Barbara E
Healthy Seeds

The seeds are in my hydroponic seed starter and are already showing roots.

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Marlene Cromis

Fast shipping and great value. Looking forward to seeing them grow.

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Shelley
Gigantic harvest

Have been growing paprika peppers for years. This year planted 8 plants to be sure I had enough for paprika powder during the coming year. OMG. Just beginning the cooler fall temps when peppers have a huge production in my Zone 9A garden. I’ve started giving away regular and smoked paprika powder. I’ll be swamped with peppers for 2023. This is now our go-to choice for paprika. You can not go wrong.

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Celeste
Makes the best paprika I've ever had!

Zone: 6b
Germination rate: >85%
I wanted to grow my own paprika peppers to make family recipes from my Austro-Hungarian Great-Grandma. I'm so happy with these as they are productive and have amazing flavor complexity and the flavor transitions from sharp when first tasting to sweet when on the tongue longer. After turning red on the plant, I removed the seeds, dehydrated the pepper, and ground into paprika. Makes the best chicken paprikash you'll ever have!
Much more productive than other paprika varieties that I grew so will definitely grow these again!

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Becky
Surprisingly prolific

I ususlly grow Alma for my dmoked paprika, but decided to give these a shot this year. Holy peppers, batman! These were crazy prolific! I've never seen do many fruits on one plant! They ripened very slowly, so i only got a few for the smoking project. However, they make excellent mild roasted red pepper! I will grow them for that purpose every year!

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