Pepper Chile Padrón HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pepper Chile Padrón HEIRLOOM Seeds

Capsicum annuum

Item #0281

60 days from transplanting. Play a game of Spanish roulette with your taste buds. A favorite appetizer in Spain, these thin skinned peppers have a mellow flavor but every so often you’ll bite into one that is fiery hot! As peppers ripen from green to red, they develop more heat. Appetizer size peppers of 1" to 1½", range from 500 to 2,500 Scoville units. Recipe inside packet.

This packet yields approximately 20 plants when started indoors.

Days to Emerge:
10 - 25 Days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors

Row Spacing:

Start indoors, plant seedlings 24" apart outside

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost when air temperature is at least 70°F and soil temperature is at least 65°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. In USDA zones 9 & 10, can also sow in late summer for fall/winter crop.

Harvesting: Pick when 1”-1½" long for appetizers. Can be harvested at any stage for other culinary uses. When harvesting, take care to avoid touching the interior of any broken peppers, as the capsaicin is an extreme irritant, especially to the eyes. Wash hands thoroughly after harvesting, or wear gloves to harvest peppers.

Artist: Susie Hyer

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