Here’s an heirloom that doesn’t mess around. Emerald Giant Pepper (Capsicum annuum) gives you everything you’d want in a sweet type: beefy construction, hearty plants and a clear signal when they’re ready to harvest—turns from green to red. Choose this variety to stuff or eat raw. Here are our best tips for Growing Peppers, too!
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.
Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Crops require full sun, fast draining soil and regular water. Peppers grow best when temperatures are warm and need substantial heat to set fruit. Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or, depending on your climate zone, sow directly in the garden after the soil has warmed. Allow 1-1/2 feet between plants in all directions; provide support for varieties that grow over one foot tall.
Harvest fruits early and often — the more you pick the more they will produce. Always cut — do NOT pull — fruits from plants. Most varieties can be eaten when green or under-ripe, however, the flavor improves as plants mature.