Growing Hot Large Cherry Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Capsicum annum
- Other Names: Cherry bomb
- Days to Maturity: 80 days
- Hardiness Zone: 4-12
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 12-24”
- Row Spacing: 3’
- Growth Habit: Bush
- Soil Preference: Fertile, well-drained
- Temp Preference: 65-75℉
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Pests/diseases: Aphids, flea beetles, spider mites and thrips
- Color: Red
- Flavor: Hot, Sweet
Hot Large Cherry Pepper Growth Habits:
Hot cherry peppers grow up to 24” in the garden or containers. They form flowers over time, and the flowers produce the peppers. Initially, the peppers are green, and they will eventually turn red. The walls of the fruit are thick. Pepper plants thrive in the garden near tomatoes, basil, and onions.
Various Uses for Hot Large Cherry Pepper:
Hot Cherry Peppers are delicious when eaten fresh and preserved. Fresh cherry peppers are delicious sliced into a salad or sautéed into a dish that needs extra heat. There are a few ways to preserve these peppers. The most common way is through pickling. Pickled cherry peppers are delicious on sandwiches and paninis. They go great paired alongside cheeses. Hot Large Cherry Peppers are a great as pepper jelly, which is great on crackers.
Hot Large Cherry Pepper Benefits:
Red Cherry Peppers are great for the immune system due to vitamin C. They also contain iron which helps with blood and muscle function. Hot pepper contains vitamin which helps prevent cancer and heart disease. Spicy peppers are also great for the sinuses.
Originally thought to be grown in Latin America in the 1500s.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds