Sweet Banana Pepper
Sweet Banana Pepper
Maturity Date: 80 days
Our Sweet Banana pepper seeds are Non-GMO, Heirloom, and easy to grow. Having compact sturdy plants, these will produce continuously waxy yellow fruits that mature to red. Will grow well in rough climates and the peppers are beautiful. Will make your CSA boxes pop out, and everyone in your family will also enjoy these. If you normally can't grow a huge bell pepper in your area, you can grow this one. We recommend to transplant these, and the plastic seed trays will work great because the sun will heat the trays up in your green house. We highly recommend succession planting from spring until the end of June; you will be picking from the end of June up until frost. To our farmers market friends, the Sweet Banana peppers are a great addition to your table. You will want about fifty plants per market to have enough peppers. These will out sell your bell peppers five to one. To our northern gardener friends, the Sweet Banana pepper seeds will do great in the northern areas. We know this first hand because we grow these, and this variety is really hardy and easy to grow. Happy growing!!!
here are a few growing tips:
Here's a mistake a lot of people make. Do not. Push the seeds. Into the soil in the transplant trays or peat pots. Because it will compact the soil and your seedlings won't develop correctly. So just fill your trays or pots half way put your seeds in and gently cover with dirt.
Next this is very important when you're watering your seedling do this. Gently do you don't wash the dirt and the seeds away.
Sweet Banana pepper can take up too two weeks to germinate so be patient.
If you want to give your seedlings a extra boost
Try cutting the bottoms off of two liter bottles. And setting them over your transplants.
Keep the weeds down
We highly recommend using a black or red mulch. This will ensure that there is no weed pressure
And you can grow these year around. In a greenhouse. Peppers are self pollinating so you don't need bees
Plant early plant often