Vpe 4948 dsc 0478 web
Days To Maturity : 58-75
Germination Days : 8-25
Planting Depth : 1/2
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 20
Spacing : 12
When To Plant : Spring
17 PKTs Available
Sweet Banana Pepper VPE-4948



AAS winner in 1941.

Sweet, mild peppers to 7" long.

The yellow peppers develop a pink blush and ultimately turn red--sweet the whole time.

BOTANICAL NAME: Capsicum sp.


Culivation similar to tomato. Start seeds indoors about two months before last hard frost. Overwatering in flats may cause damping-off or fungus. Transplant seedlings 12" apart into a sunny area when soil is warm and nights are above 50F. Protect from cutworms. Can tolerate marginal fertility but responds to calcium, phosphorous (bone meal), and magnesium. Water evenly to avoid stress and blossom end rot.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 9-12/Harvest up to 17/Yield fresh 36-197, hot dried 5-20/Spacing 12"

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : tolerates hot weather and easy to grow

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