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Apple Elongated Sweet Pepper - Organic

(80 days) Open-pollinated. Looking more like a lipstick than an apple, these shiny 4" fruits are elongated, with wide shoulders narrowing to a point, and fairly flat, like an ancho. Irresistibly appealing even before the ripe fruity sweetness touches your tongue. When we judge peppers at Common Ground Fair these red beauties always stand out. Delicious fresh and also roasted, they are reliably productive in our cool northern summers and pretty much guaranteed to fully ripen. Dependable and problem free on 2' plants.


3764 Apple - Organic
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A: 0.2g for $2.70  
B: 0.4g for $4.00  
C: 1g for $6.00  
D: 2g for $8.00  
E: 4g for $12.00  
K: 14g for $33.00  
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Peppers

Capsicum annuum

For all peppers, days to full-color maturity are from transplanting date.

~160 seeds/g. Capsicum comes from the Greek kapto which means ‘bite.’

Culture: Very tender, will not tolerate frost, dislike wind, will not set fruit in cold or extremely hot temperatures or in drought conditions. Start indoors in March or April. Set out in June. Black plastic highly recommended. Row cover improves fruit set in windy spots. Pick first green peppers when they reach full size to increase total yield significantly. Green peppers, though edible, are not ripe. Peppers ripen to red, yellow, orange, etc.

Minimum germination soil temperature 60°, optimal range 68-95°.

Diseases:

  • BLS: Bacterial Leaf Spot
  • CMV: Cucumber Mosaic Virus
  • TMV: Tobacco Mosaic Virus

Seed-saving tips: Use only the first fruits for seed; allow only 3–4 fruits per plant to grow and remove all others. Fewer fruits = larger seeds = greater seed viability. Later fruits often have germination rates of only 60%.