This stunning bright yellow pepper is known as the banana pepper due to its color and shape. This variety produces juicy and crunchy fruits that usually grow between 5-7" long. This pepper is favored for pickling but also can spice up any salad or meal.
How to Grow Sweet Banana Peppers
- Latin Name: Capiscum annuum
- Days to Maturity: 75-80
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Soil: Well drained, moist
- Temperature: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Space: 12"
- Row Spacing: 24"
- Pests/disease: Spider mites, aphids
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz- Approximately 3,800 Seeds
- 4 oz- Approximately 14,760 Seeds
- 1 lb- Approximately 59,400 Seeds
This sweet pepper variety thrives best in warmer temperatures. The best planting time is middle of spring early summer. It is important to keep plant well watered to produce best germination and fruit quality. This variety produces more quickly than other varieties, making it one of the more favorable. Pick when the fruits have reached the desired color and size.