Pepper Seeds - Sweet - Horizon (orange)


Horizon Orange Sweet Bell Pepper Seeds from True Leaf Market are non-GMO and heirloom seeds. Horizon orange bell pepper seeds grow into 24"- to 36"-tall plants that produce thick-walled 4" orange bell peppers with a sweet, mild flavor. A must-have for fresh-market growers and home gardeners alike. Mountain Valley Seed Co. heirloom bell pepper seeds are premium quality garden vegetable seeds produced by a small, independently operated seed company. 75 days to maturity.


Growing Horizon Orange Sweet Bell Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds

Horizon Orange Sweet Bell Pepper Seed Growth Habits:

Preferring well-draining, slightly acidic to neutral soil, orange sweet bell peppers grow on 24"- to 36"-tall plants. Planting sweet bell pepper seeds is easy to do in most USDA zones. Technically a tropical perennial, the bell pepper plant is grown as an annual during the frost-free growing seasons of each zone. Bell pepper seeds should be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before you intend to plant them in your garden. Because nighttime temperatures below 60 degrees F can cause problems with fruit set, in some cases, it is wise to plan on transplanting bell pepper seedlings into the garden 2 to 3 weeks after your zone's last frost date. Producing a relatively compact plant with a shallow root system, sweet bell pepper seeds for planting in the home garden can easily be grown in containers.

Various Uses for Sweet Orange Bell Peppers:

Heirloom sweet bell peppers are a culinary staple in restaurants and home kitchens around the world. Sweet peppers can be eaten raw with vegetable dip or on fresh salads or stuffed with a variety of fillings and cooked. Sweet bell peppers are also a delicious pizza topping. Bell peppers can also be dried and powdered for use as a spice in soups, stews, and sauces.

Horizon Orange Sweet Bell Pepper Benefits:

Rich in Vitamin C, potassium, and other antioxidants, sweet orange bell peppers are a nutritious addition to healthy meals. Carotenoids, which are found in relatively high amounts in bell peppers, may contribute to eye health.

Additional Information:

Although pepper plants are native to the tropical regions of South America and Mexico, the sweet bell pepper was developed in Hungary in the 1920s.

Seeds Per Package:

  • 500 mg - Approximately 70 Seeds
  • 0.25 oz - Approximately 1,000 Seeds
  • 1 oz - Approximately 4,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 16,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 64,000 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Approximately 320,000 Seeds

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