Pepper combo, Heirloom Edible Seeds, Pepper Seeds, Organic Pepper seeds, GMO Free, Datil, Sweet datil, Grove, Fish, Bird’s Eye
Pepper Combo Pack Includes one seed pack of each:
Sweet Datil Pepper
Bird’s Eye Pepper
We can’t be this close to the pepper capital of the world and not offer these seeds! Intensley hot with a bit of a fruity flavor, the datil makes one heck of a hot sauce!
Unfortunately, nobody really knows the true origin of this pepper. Some say the Minorcan slaves brought it from Spain, which I’m sure didn’t originate from there. Others say the pepper came from Chile. The Datil Pepper truly resembles a West African pepper named the Fatalli. Regardless of it’s origin, we are proud to make these seeds available to you.
Recommended Uses: Food spice
Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness: Up to freeze
Flower Color: yellow/orange/gold
Characteristics: Fruit shape is tapered with length under 2″ . Fruit color is Green changing to gold.
Uses: Fresh (salsa, salads) , Drying,Pickling
Fill 2 inch peat pots with standard potting soil. Water the potting soil until it feels moderately damp in the top 2 inches. Poke a ¼ inch deep hole in the soil in each pot. Sow one Datil pepper seed in each hole. Cover the seed completely and firm the soil to anchor it in place. Prepare the soil in a sunny, draining garden bed in spring once air temperatures reach 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Amend the soil with a cultivator to a depth of 8 inches with a 4 inch thick layer of compost. Remove the bottom of each pot before planting. Water the plants to a depth of 3 inches immediately after planting.
Sweet datil pepper
15 seeds per pack, organic, heirloom, GMO Free, Capsicum chinense, heirloom seeds,
15 seeds per pack
The sweet Datil Pepper or Capsicum Chinese is a variant of the most famous Datil Pepper, hailing from St. Augustine, Florida. Flavor is considerable to the datil, with it’s considerable fruit overtones, but lacking the heat. This variety is still uncommon and harder to locate than the standard datil. We are proud to offer these seeds to you.
Origination: St. Augustine, Florida.
Recommended uses: Food Spice
Height: 3-4 feet
Characteristics: sweet; 1.5 to 2 inches long by 0.75 to 1 inches wide; medium thick flesh; matures from pale green to orange to red; pendant pods; green leaves;
Uses: Food Spice
Start seed indoors in small containers 8-10 weeks prior to last frost date. Plant in moist soil mix ¼”-1/2” deep. Keep soil at 75-90F for successful germination in 2-10 weeks. Water soil when surface begins to dry. Transplant to large containers/outdoors once few sets of true leaves appear. If transplanting outdoors harden seedlings off with filtered sunlight for 1-2 weeks. Plant 3-4ft apart and rows 6-10 ft apart.
These hot little peppers grow wild in the Florida orange groves. The producing plant is very prolific. A very tasty pepper indeed, It is one of the favorites among our customers and employees. We have had no pest, or disease issues at all with these amazing peppers. It is the easiest plant to maintain that we grow.
Recommended Uses: It makes a great seasoning for chili, pickling, salsa, and making your own sauces, including pepper sauce.
Height: 4-6 Feet
Hardiness: Zones 8-11
Flower Color: green, yellow, to orange, to red
Characteristics: Peppers grow upright, are hot, and turn from green, yellow, to orange, to red when mature.
Uses: food spice
Maturity: 69-80 days
Height: 3 feet
Germination: 10-14 days
This moderately hot pepper that grows wild in citrus groves produces 2-3” fruits that turn orange to red. It is direct sown in rich soil in the fall. Requires regular watering and fertilization. Harvest fruit when deep red.
Name: Fish Pepper
Scientific name: capsicum annuum
Here’s a pepper that will not only be at home in your kitchen but a star in your landscape as well. An african American heirloom from the Baltimore area, its grown for the variegation in the leaves and the peppers themselves. the White peppers were used to make white paprika or to keep white fish sauces pure where red peppers would muddle it. The Plants grow to a compact bushy height of 2′ and have striking white and green splashed foliage, producing peppers in red, green, white, yellow and variegations all between. With a medium heat they are most commonly used in seafod dishes make a hot sauce we here at plants with a purpose can’t get enough of.
Origination: Baltimore, USA
Recommended Uses: Culinary: seafood, salsa, sauces
Flower Color: white
Characteristics: known for the variegation in the leaves and peppers, this compact bushy hot pepper is great for pots or in the landscape.
Maturity: 80 days
Start indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date to plant after all danger of frost has passed. sow 1/4-1/2″ deep in trays or pots. germination in 7-14 days. pull seedlings that are white as they cannot photosynthesize. transfer to 4″ pots when true leaves show and and plant in full sun location with rich well draining soil burying up to the leaves when all danger of frost has passed. drought tolerant but water when leaves droop.
Bird’s Eye Pepper
The Birds Eye Pepper or (Capsicum Annum Glabriusculum) originated in Central America, and is rated very hot, often seven or eight times hotter on the Scoville Scale than Jalapenos.The flavor is citrusy, smoky and nutty if you can get past the hottness of them. Medicinally Bird Peppers are potentially anticarcinogenic, warming, carminative, digestive, and stimulating. Birds eye peppers make an excellent choice for greenhouse pepper growers or people growing peppers in the south or Gulf States, as well as in the tropics.
Origination: The Birds Eye Pepper is the official Wild Pepper of Texas.
Recommended Uses: Cooking (Food Spice)
Height: 1.5 ft at full growth
Scoville Scale – 180,000
Flower Color: red when ripe
Days To Maturity: 170
It is best to sow indoors so you can control germination conditions. Plant right after the last frost of spring. Soak the seeds in water for six hours before planting to facilitate germination. When the seed sprouts, wait until they have four or five leaves before moving outside. Bird’s eye peppers take about 180 days to mature but will continue to produce until the first frost.