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{"id":1848187977843,"title":"Pepper Seeds - Hot - Shishito","handle":"pepper-seeds-hot-shishito","description":"\u003cp\u003e60-80 days. Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds. \u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum.\u003c\/em\u003e Heirloom. Non-GMO. Shishito hot pepper seeds are an East Asian pepper variety known for its slender and wrinkled appearance. A very mild pepper when compared to jalapeno, its smoky flavor is enhanced when grilled or roasted. Almost always harvested when still green, most shishito peppers will be mild but occasionally a few individual peppers will be hotter than the rest. 100-1,000 SHU. ~5,000 seeds\/oz.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Shishito Hot Pepper Vegetable Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--attr--\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Groundcherry peppers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual 3-11 (Perennial 9-11)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60-80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Germination:\u003c\/strong\u003e 10 - 25\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeeding Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Width:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Height:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sturdy upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemperature Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70-90°F\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests and Diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to fungus, leaf spotting, and root rot in poorly drained soil. Also watch for aphids, white flies, and cut worms.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eShishito Hot Pepper Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e Green, turning red at maximum maturity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eShishito Hot Pepper Scoville:\u003c\/strong\u003e 100-1,000 SHU\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!--endattr--\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHow to Grow Shishito Hot Peppers from Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt’s recommended to start the seeds indoors in early spring, sowing them 1\/4” deep and keeping them moist until germination.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePepper seeds can be started indoors in warm well-drained soil, transferred to the outdoors, and planted half an inch deep and three feet apart, allowing the soil to dry out before watering. Seeds typically germinate within 10 to 25 days. Once the seeds have sprouted, they can be moved into either larger pots or directly into the rich soil of a vegetable garden (with at least 24” of spacing between the individual plants).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCages may be used for support since they grow about 4 feet high. Avoid even a light frost, which retards growth and impairs the brilliant color of leaves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eShishito Hot Peppers in the Vegetable Garden\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSometimes also known as groundcherry peppers in Korea, shishito hot pepper plants grown from these seeds are a great addition to any garden, particularly if you live in a climate well-suited for growing peppers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn addition to producing good yields of delicious peppers this variety can also be slightly ornamental thanks to the unique wrinkled appearance of the peppers themselves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRated between 50 and 200 on the Scoville scale, these peppers are very mild. Their unique smoky flavor is greatly enhanced by roasting or grilling, allowing them to be incorporated into many different recipes.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHarvesting Shishito Hot Peppers\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen fully mature, these peppers will be anywhere from 2 - 4” in length and with a wrinkled appearance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTypically harvested when green, they can also can be left until fully mature as well (at which point they will turn red). As with most types of peppers, it’s often best to snip the fruit from the plant with shears (leaving a small amount of stem behind on the plant).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAbout Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum\u003c\/em\u003e. (60-80 days)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSlightly smoky, with hints of citrus\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eShishito hot peppers begin green and mature to red, although commonly harvested while still green. Native to Japan, Shishito peppers have thin skin and a somewhat wrinkled appearance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eShishito peppers have become an extremely popular finger food of late because of their tasty flavor and rich health benefits. They are packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and have a very low heat level.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eShishito Hot Pepper Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e250 mg - Packet Seeds - Approximately 45 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e.25 oz - Packet Seeds - Approximately 1,250 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 5,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 20,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 80,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 400,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Shishito hot pepper seeds are available for \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/0zqektaqxl55lidk-20162681.shopifypreview.com\/pages\/shipping-information\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFast Free Shipping\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e on orders over $45.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2018-12-17T17:05:32-07:00","created_at":"2018-12-17T17:09:44-07:00","vendor":"Mountain Valley Seed Co.","type":"Vegetable Seeds","tags":["60-69 Days","Annual","Full Sun","Green","Hot","Non-GMO","Open Pollinated","Pepper","Seeds","Staff Favorite","Staff Favorite_web","veg_pepper","Vegetable","Warmer"],"price":261,"price_min":261,"price_max":183467,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":17997678346355,"title":"250 Mg Packet","option1":"250 Mg Packet","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"42073","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":6006877716595,"product_id":1848187977843,"position":3,"created_at":"2019-01-10T10:43:14-07:00","updated_at":"2019-07-12T18:35:05-06:00","alt":null,"width":2000,"height":2000,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/products\/shishito-packet-wm.jpg?v=1562978105","variant_ids":[17997678346355]},"available":true,"name":"Pepper Seeds - 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Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds. \u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum.\u003c\/em\u003e Heirloom. Non-GMO. Shishito hot pepper seeds are an East Asian pepper variety known for its slender and wrinkled appearance. A very mild pepper when compared to jalapeno, its smoky flavor is enhanced when grilled or roasted. Almost always harvested when still green, most shishito peppers will be mild but occasionally a few individual peppers will be hotter than the rest. 100-1,000 SHU. ~5,000 seeds\/oz.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Shishito Hot Pepper Vegetable Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-vegetable-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Vegetable Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--attr--\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e Groundcherry peppers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual 3-11 (Perennial 9-11)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60-80\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Germination:\u003c\/strong\u003e 10 - 25\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeeding Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Width:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Height:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 24-36”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sturdy upright\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemperature Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e 70-90°F\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests and Diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to fungus, leaf spotting, and root rot in poorly drained soil. Also watch for aphids, white flies, and cut worms.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eShishito Hot Pepper Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e Green, turning red at maximum maturity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eShishito Hot Pepper Scoville:\u003c\/strong\u003e 100-1,000 SHU\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!--endattr--\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHow to Grow Shishito Hot Peppers from Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIt’s recommended to start the seeds indoors in early spring, sowing them 1\/4” deep and keeping them moist until germination.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePepper seeds can be started indoors in warm well-drained soil, transferred to the outdoors, and planted half an inch deep and three feet apart, allowing the soil to dry out before watering. Seeds typically germinate within 10 to 25 days. Once the seeds have sprouted, they can be moved into either larger pots or directly into the rich soil of a vegetable garden (with at least 24” of spacing between the individual plants).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCages may be used for support since they grow about 4 feet high. Avoid even a light frost, which retards growth and impairs the brilliant color of leaves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eShishito Hot Peppers in the Vegetable Garden\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSometimes also known as groundcherry peppers in Korea, shishito hot pepper plants grown from these seeds are a great addition to any garden, particularly if you live in a climate well-suited for growing peppers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn addition to producing good yields of delicious peppers this variety can also be slightly ornamental thanks to the unique wrinkled appearance of the peppers themselves.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRated between 50 and 200 on the Scoville scale, these peppers are very mild. Their unique smoky flavor is greatly enhanced by roasting or grilling, allowing them to be incorporated into many different recipes.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHarvesting Shishito Hot Peppers\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen fully mature, these peppers will be anywhere from 2 - 4” in length and with a wrinkled appearance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTypically harvested when green, they can also can be left until fully mature as well (at which point they will turn red). As with most types of peppers, it’s often best to snip the fruit from the plant with shears (leaving a small amount of stem behind on the plant).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAbout Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eCapsicum annuum\u003c\/em\u003e. (60-80 days)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSlightly smoky, with hints of citrus\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eShishito hot peppers begin green and mature to red, although commonly harvested while still green. Native to Japan, Shishito peppers have thin skin and a somewhat wrinkled appearance.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eShishito peppers have become an extremely popular finger food of late because of their tasty flavor and rich health benefits. 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60-80 days. Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds. Capsicum annuum. Heirloom. Non-GMO. Shishito hot pepper seeds are an East Asian pepper variety known for its slender and wrinkled appearance. A very mild pepper when compared to jalapeno, its smoky flavor is enhanced when grilled or roasted. Almost always harvested when still green, most shishito peppers will be mild but occasionally a few individual peppers will be hotter than the rest. 100-1,000 SHU. ~5,000 seeds/oz.

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Growing Shishito Hot Pepper Vegetable Seeds

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  • Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
  • Other Names: Groundcherry peppers
  • Hardiness Zone: Annual 3-11 (Perennial 9-11)
  • Days to Maturity: 60-80
  • Days to Germination: 10 - 25
  • Seeding Depth: 1/4"
  • Plant Width: 24-36”
  • Plant Height: 24-36”
  • Row Spacing: 24-36”
  • Growth Habit: Sturdy upright
  • Soil Preference: Rich, well-drained
  • Temperature Preference: 70-90°F
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests and Diseases: Susceptible to fungus, leaf spotting, and root rot in poorly drained soil. Also watch for aphids, white flies, and cut worms.
  • Shishito Hot Pepper Color: Green, turning red at maximum maturity
  • Shishito Hot Pepper Scoville: 100-1,000 SHU

How to Grow Shishito Hot Peppers from Seed

It’s recommended to start the seeds indoors in early spring, sowing them 1/4” deep and keeping them moist until germination.

Pepper seeds can be started indoors in warm well-drained soil, transferred to the outdoors, and planted half an inch deep and three feet apart, allowing the soil to dry out before watering. Seeds typically germinate within 10 to 25 days. Once the seeds have sprouted, they can be moved into either larger pots or directly into the rich soil of a vegetable garden (with at least 24” of spacing between the individual plants).

Cages may be used for support since they grow about 4 feet high. Avoid even a light frost, which retards growth and impairs the brilliant color of leaves.

Shishito Hot Peppers in the Vegetable Garden

Sometimes also known as groundcherry peppers in Korea, shishito hot pepper plants grown from these seeds are a great addition to any garden, particularly if you live in a climate well-suited for growing peppers.

In addition to producing good yields of delicious peppers this variety can also be slightly ornamental thanks to the unique wrinkled appearance of the peppers themselves.

Rated between 50 and 200 on the Scoville scale, these peppers are very mild. Their unique smoky flavor is greatly enhanced by roasting or grilling, allowing them to be incorporated into many different recipes.

Harvesting Shishito Hot Peppers

When fully mature, these peppers will be anywhere from 2 - 4” in length and with a wrinkled appearance.

Typically harvested when green, they can also can be left until fully mature as well (at which point they will turn red). As with most types of peppers, it’s often best to snip the fruit from the plant with shears (leaving a small amount of stem behind on the plant).

About Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds

Capsicum annuum. (60-80 days)

Slightly smoky, with hints of citrus

Shishito hot peppers begin green and mature to red, although commonly harvested while still green. Native to Japan, Shishito peppers have thin skin and a somewhat wrinkled appearance.

Shishito peppers have become an extremely popular finger food of late because of their tasty flavor and rich health benefits. They are packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and have a very low heat level.

Shishito Hot Pepper Seeds Per Package:

  • 250 mg - Packet Seeds - Approximately 45 Seeds
  • .25 oz - Packet Seeds - Approximately 1,250 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 5,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 20,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 80,000 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 400,000 Seeds

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