Growing Red Cherry Sweet Peppers Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
- Other Names: Cherry Pepper
- Days to Maturity: 85 days
- Hardiness Zone: 4-10
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 18”
- Row Spacing: 3’
- Growth Habit: Bush
- Soil Preference: Fertile, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 75℉
- Light Preference: Full Sun
- Pests/diseases: Aphids, flea beetles, spider mites and thrips
- Color: Red
- Flavor: Sweet
Red Cherry Sweet Peppers Growth Habits:
Transplant red cherry sweet pepper after the threat of frost is over. Growing about 3’ tall and wide, cherry peppers are relatively low maintenance. They will begin to flower, and their flowers will eventually produce peppers the size of cherries. Considered everbearing by most gardeners, there is no shortage of pepper production while this plant is in season.
Various Uses for Red Cherry Sweet Peppers :
Red Cherry Sweet Peppers are delicious fresh or pickled. Fresh cherry peppers are delicious sliced onto pizzas, in salads, or just as a crisp snack. Pickled cherry peppers are excellent on sandwiches, hoagies, or a part of the charcuterie board. Try stuffing red cherry sweet peppers with cheese and placing them on a smoker. This variety of peppers can also be frozen. Peppers can be planted near chives, garlic, and squash as companion plants.
Red Cherry Sweet Peppers Benefits:
Red cherry sweet peppers are loaded with vitamin c, and this is a great nutrient that helps boost the immune system. It also has a small amount of capsaicin which is a nutrient that has antinflammatory properties for the body.
Dates back to 1860.
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