Early-ripening, big, blocky bells with skin that ranges in color from dark purple when young to deep red when ripe, create striking contrasts to its green flesh. Productive and vigorous plants with heavy yields of 3-4 lobed 4” mildly sweet and crunchy fruits. This variety is a result of the dehybridization of the F1 Purple Belle.
Days to maturity: 75
Latin name: Capsicum annuum
Life cycle: Annual
Start indoors mid-March through early May.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 85°.
Seed depth: ¼”. Maintain temp around 70° for healthy growth.
Plant spacing: 12-18”. Row spacing: 18-36”.
Harden off before transplanting. Plant in full sun.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!