King of the North Art Pack

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  • Art Pack by Jesica Clark.
  • Washing peppers.
  • Peppers with Ping Tung Eggplants.
  • Harvesting seeds.

Organic King of the North Pepper Seeds

Capsicum annuum
Blocky Bells for the Northern Realm
Art Pack, 25 seeds
Product ID# PP0258A , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 10 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 88 (from transplant)
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Detailed Product Info

When it comes to peppers, most gardeners crave the sweet blocky bell. Its thick, juicy flesh and sweet flavor are universally appealing, but its ripening season, sadly, is quite long. Struggle with this problem in your garden? Invite the King to visit. Introduced in 1934 by Harris Seeds of Rochester, NY, King of the North is a fast-maturing pepper that finds short seasons and cool temperatures to be no match. In fact, while all peppers like some heat, we've found in our trials that the King does better in a moderately warm summer than in a scorcher.

Growing Instructions

Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost in very warm spot (80 degrees is ideal). Keep seedlings in a well-ventilated place at 70+ degrees and do not over water. Transplant outdoors into good soil after threat of frost has passed. Grows to 3' high and usually requires staking to keep plants off the ground. Large, blocky fruits ripen from green to brilliant red.

About the Art and Artist
Jesica Clark loves veggies and all things related, including drawing them. Farmer in the summer and artist in the winter, she creates linocut and letterpress prints on her tabletop press.

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