Pepper Lemon Drop


Hot pepper with a slightly citrus bent.

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This unique hot pepper is lemon yellow in color once ripe, sometimes with a dark purple tinge. Clean flavor from thick-walled fruits of 2-3in.

Pepper Hot – Lemon Drop – Capsicum chinense

Soil & Water: Peppers require deeply-worked, well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Water deeply, but don’t over water.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost. Direct seeding is not recommended. Stake to keep fruit off the ground and mulch for disease and weed control.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season. Cut (don’t pull) the fruit from the stems.

Soil Temperature: 85F
Planting Depth: 1/4″
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 18-24″
Days To Maturity: 100 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 24″
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25

Product image via: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds


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