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Sweet Pepper ‘Paradicsum Alaku Sarga Szentes’ Seeds (Certified Organic)

Also known as the Pumpkin pepper.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

A very rare and delicious Hungarian pepper. This yellow, flat, ribbed, pumpkin-shaped fruit is also known as the Pumpkin pepper. The flesh is very thick, crisp, and juicy. They're used in salads and fresh salsas, and can be roasted, fried, and stuffed. This rare variety was collected at a farmers’ market in Matrafured, Hungary, but developed in Szentes, Hungary. They produce fruit that is about 1" thick and 3 to 3.5" in diameter. Non-Isolated. 

SHU: 0 (Sweet)

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum annuum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 0 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to gold
Pepper Shape Flat
Pepper Size Medium (3in. to 6in. in length)
Pepper Usage Fresh (salsa, salads), Frying, Pickling, Roasting, Stuffing
Seeds Per Pack 10