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big red seeds

Seeds per Ounce: 4,000

Sunlight: Full Sun

Review By Carribe Castaway

This high-yielding sweet pepper turns from green to red when mature, in about 75 days. The thick flesh is very sweet and is delicious when eaten fresh, roasted, or stuffed.

USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Not so big

Growing: Keep the soil evenly moist and weeds under control; mulching the plants may help with this. If excess heat and sun cause the plants to wilt, provide shade.

Big red seeds

Good for Container: Yes

Seed Origin: Open Pollinated

Quick Facts

Edible Flower: N/A

Seed Planting Depth: 0.25 inch

Plant Size: 24–30 inch plants, 3–4 inch fruits

Big red seeds

Red bell peppers have a significant amount of Vitamin C and Vitamin A, and they are an excellent source of antioxidants, making them a delicious addition to a healthy diet.

Sweet Big Red Bell Pepper Seeds from True Leaf Market are non-GMO, open-pollinated, heirloom bell pepper seeds for planting in the home garden or market garden as well as for fresh-market farming operations. Producing 4″ fruit with thick, sweet flesh, these bell pepper seeds make it easy to grow a culinary staple in your own backyard. Because pepper plants prefer warm weather, sweet bell pepper seeds should be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last frost date in your USDA hardiness zone. After transplanting the bell pepper seedlings into the garden, the bell pepper plants will first produce white flowers before setting the fruit. Mountain Valley Seed Co. heirloom seeds are premium quality garden vegetable seeds. 75 days to maturity.

Big red bell peppers can be picked and eaten when they are green. However, letting the bell pepper ripen and turn red will give you a sweeter-tasting fruit.

Various Uses for Sweet Red Bell Peppers:

While sweet bell peppers are botanically considered a fruit, they are used in recipes as a vegetable. Red bell peppers can be eaten raw or cooked. They are often chopped and used in fresh salads, sauteed with onions for use on sausage, and used as a topping on pizza. In addition, the primary ingredient in paprika is dried, powdered red bell pepper.

Big red sweet bell pepper seeds that are grown in well-draining, loamy soil that’s slightly acidic to neutral will produce 2-3′ tall, upright plants. Full sun and consistent watering will help ensure the highest yield of sweet peppers that turn from green to red. Although pepper plants are technically perennial plants, they are grown as annuals in the home garden and for market because most hardiness zones do not remain entirely frost-free or warm enough to overwinter these heat-loving plants.

While hot pepper plants are native to the tropical regions of South America, Central America, and North America and have been known to Europeans since at least 1493, when Columbus brought them back to Spain, sweet bell pepper varieties weren’t developed until the 1920s.

Growing Big Red Sweet Bell Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds