Cubanelle - An heirloom sweet Italian frying pepper with sweet mild flavor. The cubanelle is growing in popularity and these bright green thin-walled peppers add a pretty color for frying and cooking. Chefs and home cooks often prefer them to bell peppers because of their excellent flavor and their low moisture content, which makes them perfect for quick cooking in lots of recipes.
Peppers can grow to 5" long on productive 30” plants. It is best to cut them from the stem when they are yellowish green, but they can also be left on the plant to mature to bright red. Capsicum annuum (75 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated
Heat Level: None - Sweet Pepper
~ Packet contains 30 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Easy to grow in containers.