Padron Hot Pepper

Certified Organic Seed

Capsicum annuum

Small peppers are mildly spicy, with an occasional hot one!

This pepper is seen in tapas bars in Spain, and perhaps now in your kitchen! Small, slightly blocky and wrinkled peppers are mild, for the most part. Occasionally, you come across a hot one but that is part of the fun! Pick early and often if you are afraid of the heat.
The traditional preparation for these is pan fried in a olive oil until slightly charred and served sprinkled with coarse sea salt. Then, eat everything but the stem!

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Sow indoors 8 weeks before last frost. Requires heat for germination, which can take 10-14 days. Transplant once weather has settled, usually 2 weeks after tomatoes have been transplanted (peppers will tolerate earlier transplanting but won't grow much).
Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

Days to Germination 7 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 65 days from transplant
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 inches
Height at Maturity 20 inches
Width at Maturity 18 inches
Sun Preference Full Sun

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