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