Habanada Sweet Pepper Seeds

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This packet sows approximately 8 plants when started indoors.
Availability: In Stock
Bred using traditional open-pollinated techniques to be enjoyed for the unique habanero flavor, but without the heat—thus the name "haba-nada" (no heat). The 2"-3" peppers turn from lime green to bright orange when ripe. Try them roasted or fresh. Now everyone can enjoy the irresistible tropical flavor of these sweet "habanero" peppers!
$3.49 10 seeds

Botanical Name: Capsicum chinense

Days to Maturity: 75–100 days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Brazil

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 24" tall, 18" wide

Variety Information: 'Habanada' is a heatless version of the habanero, with a citrusy-floral, slightly spicy flavor. The 2"–3" long peppers are more tapered at the ends, and not blocky like the habanero. Fruit starts out green and turns a bright, tangerine-orange when ripe. 'Habanada' scored just a 1 on the Scoville heat scale, which is enough for a sensitive palate to barely detect warmth.

Attributes: Good for Containers

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: Harvest 'Habanada' at 2"–3" when green or bright orange. Flavor becomes more complex as peppers ripen to orange.

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Habanada Sweet Pepper Seeds Reviews

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Habanada, hot or not..
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They seem to like it really hot even though they are not...
Marcus

Incredibly Productive!
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I grew these in Zone 6a-6B in the foothills of the Appalachians. I mulched them in black plastic, which I reuse each year, and covered the plastic with a thick layer of the sandstone rocks I hoed up this spring. The plants were gorgeous all season and are now absolutely loaded with peppers that are now (mid-September) turning orange and getting ready to pick. Flavor is dusky and unique with no heat. Are good green and excellent orange. Have so many that I will be experimenting with fermentation. Would definitely plant again.
Linda Gribko

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