Pepper, Aji Sivri (Capsicum frutescens) seeds, organic
$2.95 – $26.10
Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)
Perennial in Zones 10-12, otherwise grown as an annual, 120 days to harvest
~37,000 Scoville Heat Units
(Long Cayenne, Aji Sivri Biber) Flat-topped bush is an heirloom type from Turkey, yields copiously the 8 inch, sometimes straight and sometimes convoluted peppers, medium hot, not as killingly hot as Cayenne but much larger and sweeter. These bush-type peppers ripen relatively early and are really ideal in many ways–they produce up to 60 peppers per plant, and the peppers are so good (zesty and fruitily tasty) that in-season, I crave them and slice them daily into my sandwiches and salads. These peppers also may be dried and ground into a chili powder that enhances the flavor of many-a savory dish. Wow, what a great pepper!
Cultivation: In general peppers prefer a scanty, even water supply, good drainage, full sun, and as long and hot a summer as they can get. Start indoors 40 to 50 days prior to the last frost. Thin seedlings to at least 2 inches apart in the flat. Transplant out to garden after the soil has really warmed up. The best compost for Peppers is higher in phosphorous than nitrogen. Kelp is well-tolerated and makes for outrageous yields.
Packet contains 30 seeds
5 g contains ~1,200 seeds
10 g contains ~2,400 seeds
Certified Organically Grown