- This huge pepper was developed in 1963 and selected for its heavy yields and large plant structures that support its pepper production.
Capsicum annuum (77 days) Emerald Giant was developed in 1963. This huge pepper was selected for heavy yields and large robust plant structures to support lots of peppers. Fruits are emerald green, thick walled, very sweet 4 1/2" long by 3 1/2" wide. Approx. 3,360 seeds/ounce.