An Italian heirloom, Pepperoncini pepper seeds produce bushy and vigorous plants that yield prodigious quantities of slender 12cm (5") peppers. They start green and as they turn red, become even sweeter. The rich taste is like a sun-dried tomato with just a tiny hint of warmth. Pepperoncini is wonderful for eating fresh, chopped in salads, served with dips or breads, or pickled. The rich taste is like a sun-dried tomato with just a tiny hint of warmth. These are not chile peppers in any way. Try this variety it containers - one plant per five gallon container. Use rich, fertile soil with good drainage.
Matures in 70 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
Peppers are tropical plants that need lots of heat and attention to detail when starting them. Well grown in a warm summer, they are the gardener’s triumph. Interestingly, the hot peppers often do better in a cool summer than the large bell peppers. If the hot peppers have not coloured up fully on your plants, pull up the whole plant and hang in a warm dry area. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Peppers from seeds guide and grow spicy and sweet delight.