California Wonder Sweet Pepper Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started indoors.
4.6666666666667 out of 5 stars
(3 reviews)
Availability: Out of Stock
An old-time favorite since 1928 for good reason! 'California Wonder's' large, uniform shape makes it ideal for stuffing. Delicious grilled, they are perfect for shish kabobs. Peppers left on the plant will turn a beautiful, bright red, and have more vitamin C than an orange! Good container variety, and dependable performer even in short season climates.
$1.99 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

Days to Maturity: 75 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Americas

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 18"–30" tall, 12"–18" wide

Variety Information: 4" long, 3"–3 ½" wide, blocky shape, thick flesh. The immature green pepper is commonly called "green bell." If left on the plant to mature, it turns to a rich red, commonly referred to as "red bell," and is sweeter and milder than the green one.

When to Sow Outside: For Mild Climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: May be sown in late summer for fall/winter crop.

Days to Emerge: 10–25 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: Start indoors

Row Spacing: 24"–36"

Thinning: Start indoors, plant seedlings 18"–24" apart outside

Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green or left on the vine to mature to bright red and very sweet.

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California Wonder Sweet Pepper Seeds Reviews

3 reviews

Looking great

5 out of 5 stars Jul 11, 2019
These are growing so good, about to transplant into ground.
Vikki Gavin from FL

Growing wonderfuly lots of peppers!

5 out of 5 stars Aug 25, 2020
I started these inside and moved them outside once the danger of frost had passed. The currently have about 7 peppers on each plant. I harvested the first of them yesterday and plan to make a gazpacho with it today. They are perfectly formed and large I am very excited about them!
Heather Ambrecht from GA


4 out of 5 stars Nov 14, 2020
We have not been as successful as hoped...even the plants we bought have not done well either. The peppers are not very big and then start to die off. Will try again next season if we are here for the summer again. Not the seeds fault, just the extremely hot weather and strong wind not conducive.
Michael Mc Daniel from NV

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