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Organic Peruvian Purple Pequin Pepper Seeds 25 Count
 

Organic Peruvian Purple Pequin Pepper Seeds 25 Count

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Organic Peruvian Purple Pequin Pepper Seeds 25 Count Capsicum annuum Description: A very ornamental but also very useful pepper. This pequin type bears small pods that ripen to deep purple, then red. Fruits are spicy, but somewhat mild in flavor. Foliage is quite an eye-catcher, with purple-green variegated leaves and dark purple stems. Delightful to grow both for eating, and just for admiring in the garden. Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) resistant. Days to Maturity Approx.): 85-95 days. Food: The colorful aspect of peppers can increase the visual appeal of the food, making it more appetizing. However, foods containing peppers, especially chili peppers, often have a strong aftertaste. This is likely due to the presence of capsinoids in peppers. Also, capsaicin, a chemical found in chili peppers, creates a burning sensation once ingested. This sensation can last up to several hours after exposure. As a result, this can lead to a prolonged aftertaste. Starting: Pepper plants are slow to get going; so start pepper plants indoors a few weeks earlier than tomatoes. Sow the seeds about 8 to 12 weeks before the last frost date. [Starting the peppers seeds, no matter what kind, Sweet Bell Peppers, Southwesters Chili Peppers, Specialty Hot Peppers, and Ornamental Peppers] in the best planting medium that you can. The better their start, the healthier the Pepper plant will be. Growing Peppers: Plant the seeds in sterile potting mix, eight weeks prior to the last expected frost date in your area . Plant seeds at a depth equal to two times their diameter. According to scientific studies, the biologically optimum conditions for germinating pepper seeds are day / night"" soil temperature fluctuations between 86
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