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Haskorea Pepper Syrian Heirloom

€4,00 EUR

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A very old and rare pepper from Syria

Haskorea pepper is a Syrian heirloom. Haskorea pepper seeds were originally collected in 1999 at the Bab al-Faraj seed market in the Syrian city of Aleppo by a USDA scientist. It is however a very old Syrian pepper variety. Haskorea is smaller and less blocky than the 'Aleppo' pepper, which is usually turned into a chili powder, but with a richer, spicier flavor.

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Plant Life Cycle: cultivated as annual, but is perennial

Optimal Germination Temperature: 24-28C

Germination time in days: 20-30 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 60-90 days

Sunlight: Full Sun or partial shade

Soil requirement: rich, well-drained soil

Sowing and cultivation: Start seeds indoors in March. After danger of frost transplant to greenhouse with 16-24 inches between plants.  Suitable for succession planting for a continuous harvest. It is advised to grow this pepper in a greenhouse or sunny sheltered spot since they need high temperature to grow.