Pepper Sweet Chocolate
GENUS: Capsicum SPECIES: annum
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 30
Description: A favourite in Kay’s house. These peppers are easy to grow and have top flavour when they turn chocolate coloured. They are sweet peppers great for raw or cooking, heavy croppers with a medium thickness wall.
Planting Instructions: Plant indoors in trays in early Spring. Needs even temperature of 18 degrees C to germinate. Prick out when second leaves appear to 2.5cm diagonal spacing. When leaves touch transplant again at 10cm diagonal spacing or into pots. Transplant after danger of frost, under cloches if necessary, at 30cm diagonal spacing.