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Padron pepper organic

€3,00 EUR

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A Spanish Heirloom pepper that is like a Russian roulette

Padron peppers are a Spanish heirloom variety of small peppers that are tender to consume when they are about 4 or 5cm. Some are hot and some are not so it is like playing Russian roulette, you do not know which one you will get. When they mature and turn red they all become hot. Very productive and quite resistant to drought.


Scientific Name: Capsicum annum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 20C-24C

Germination time in days: 20-30 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 60-90 days

Sunlight: full sun

Soil requirement: well drained, non acidic

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors early spring 1"deep, 2" apart at a soil temperature of at least 18C. The plant is sensitive to temperature variations. Transplant outdoors when temperatures have warmed up and the last chance of frost has passed. Plant row apart 24". It is advised to grow this pepper in a greenhouse or sunny sheltered spot since they need high temperature to grow