A long, tapering sweet pepper, Organic Mountaineer Sweet Pepper is impressively prolific with bright, floral sweetness for snacking as well as supper. Each plant is short and stout, fully focused on fruit rather than foliage. Will Bonsall, thanks for sharing with the world yet another marvel from Khadigar!
Friends, when Will Bonsall speaks, we pay attention. When he gives us seeds, we pay close attention. If you haven’t seen “Seed: The Untold Story,” do yourself the favor and you’ll get to know Will well! If you ever get a chance to hear him speak, don’t dally. His recent book, “Will Bonsall’s Essential Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening,” is a joy as well as genius. Sharing varieties that Will has developed to thrive in Maine is one of the greatest honors we have here at Fruition. His other marvel is Gardener’s Sweetheart tomato. He also is the source of our heirloom Ziar’s Breadseed poppy, as well.
|25 Seeds||$4.45||In stock|
|50 Seeds||$7.55||In stock|
|100 Seeds||$14.25||In stock|
Planting Method: Transplant Only
When to sow: 8-10 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4 inch Days to Germination: 7-10 at 85°F
Sowing and seedling care: Sow indoors 2 seeds per soil block & thin to strongest 1. 80F heat mats will germinate seeds best; after germ, set to 70F days & 60F nights. Good light is essential: Younger, less stressed seedlings are healthier and more abundant than older, more stressed seedlings.
Move to 3-4” pots with first true leaves. Harden off (reduce water & temp 3-7 days) & transplant when night temps are above 50F. Pluck off any flowers at planting.
When to transplant: After last frost
Transplant Spacing: 12-18 inches Sun Needs: Full
Days to Harvest: 53 days to green, 68 days to red fruit