Sweet Banana Pepper

Sweet Banana Pepper

Regular price $2.65 $0.00 Unit price per
    Open pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 72 days from transplant. 
    • Fruits are long and tapered, very colorful and attractive as they ripen from light green to orange and red.
    • Sweet Banana Pepper is superb for salads, frying and as a mild pickling pepper. You can expect a long productive harvest from this old time variety.
    • All American Selection 1941. This variety more than likely came to us from Hungary. It was introduced to the United States in 1932 and in 1940 the Corneli Seed Company introduced this great variety to gardeners in the United States.

    Planting Directions:   Sow seed indoors 8 weeks before last frost. Plant seed ¼” deep in sterile seed mix and maintain soil temperature of  65° to 95° with 85° optimum for germination. Germinates in 5 to 14 days. Transplant when first set of true leaves appear. Fertilize regularly and provide at least 12 hours of light per day. Transplant into garden when soil temperatures are 70°-85° in soil enriched with rich compost or a general purpose fertilizer. Space plant 12” apart and water moderately and evenly until peppers form. Reduce water as peppers mature. Peppers need warmth to grow so do not rush transplanting into the garden.