Peppers

Cayenne Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 16"

Fruit Size: 3" x .25"

Days to Maturity: 65-70

Heat Factor: 7/10

Scoville Heat Units: 30,000-50,000

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Fruit turning from lime green to crimson red at maturity. 6 x hotter than jalapeno, 1/3-1/10 heat of a habanero

Chili Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 4" x 1"

Days to Maturity: 80

Heat Factor: 2/10

Scoville Heat Units: 1,000-1,500

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Pungent, long, tapered, medium thick peppers that turn deep red when ripe. Use fresh or dried.


Chocolate Bell Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 4" x 3.5"

Days to Maturity: 70

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Chocolate colored, sweet flavored fruits that are considered sweetest of all bell peppers

Green Bell Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 4" x 3.5"

Days to Maturity: 75

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

Plant Type: Heirloom

Description: The standard green bell pepper. Perfect stuffing pepper that is thick walled, tender, and flavorful

 


Habanero Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 16"

Fruit Size: 2" x 1"

Days to Maturity: 95-100

Heat Factor: 9/10

Scoville Heat Units: 100,000-350,000

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Searing hot/spicy pepper only second to ghost chili pepper. Pungent, smoky quality and great aroma that is said to be irresistible in sauces and salsas.

 

Jalapeno Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 16"

Fruit Size: 3" x 1"

Days to Maturity: 75

Heat Factor: 4/10

Scoville Heat Units: 2,500-5,000

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Dark green, medium hot thick walled peppers. Traditional favorite for hot/spicy pepper


Poblano Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 16"

Fruit Size: 4"

Days to Maturity: 65

Heat Factor: 4/10

Scoville Heat Units: 2,500-5,000

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Mildly pungent, heart shaped peppers that ripe from dark green to deep red. Pepper has a natural smoky flavor that is great sautéed, roasted, fried, or in salsa. Fully ripened red peppers are said to be hotter and more flavorful.

Red Bell Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 3" across

Days to Maturity: 60-80

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Sweet and mild flavored pepper. Naturally high in Vitamin C. Great sautéed, roasted, grilled, or raw on salads

 


Sweet Banana Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 6-7" x 1.5"

Days to Maturity: 72

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

 

Plant Type: Heirloom

Description: Mild but tangy yellow peppers turning red upon full maturity. A favorite for pickling.

Sweet Cubanelle Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 18-24"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 6-7" x 1.5"

Days to Maturity: 70-80

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Mild pepper best picked when yellow - green, used primarily for roasting or frying.


Yellow Bell Pepper

Exposure: Full Sun

Height: 22-26"

Spread: 12"

Fruit Size: 5" x 4"

Days to Maturity: 62-73

Heat Factor: 0

Scoville Heat Units: negligible

Plant Type: Hybrid

Description: Continuously set fruit that is light green to golden yellow at maturity. Fruit is thick walled, very sweet, and mild.


Definitions

Plant Type:

Hybrid - A cross of compatible types of plants by plant propagation.  Seed of hybrid do not produce offspring with identical traits to original parent plant.

Heirloom - Vegetable seed saved and grown by gardeners for generations.  Plants are open pollinated and seed of these plants will produce offspring identical in traits to original parent plants.