Pepper (Sweet) - Cherry, Large Red

$199 USD

The Large Red Cherry Pepper has been a staple in American gardens since the mid-1800s. Tall plants set fruit continuously throughout the season, ripening from vivid green to maraschino red. With smooth, thick skin and sweet flavor, this adorable 1"-2" mini pepper is the perfect size and texture for pickling, canning, skewering, or stuffing with a cube of mozzarella to roast or grill.

  • High yields
  • Ever-bearing
  • Sweet and crunchy
  • Good for containers


  • Botanical name: Capsicum annuum
  • Pepper size: Small/Mini 1"-2"
  • Plant support: Tomato cage or stake
  • Depth to plant seeds: .25" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 18"-24" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 24"-36" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 7-21 days
  • Germination soil temps: 75F-85F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-7.0 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 1 plant per 2 sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 75-85 days

Good companion plants: Basil, Carrot, Cucumber, Eggplant, Okra, Rosemary, Sage, Squash, Tomato

  • Plant produces excellent yields of delicious sweet round red cherry peppers on a compact plant. Excellent for salads, stuffing, canning, or cooking. Very easy to grow. Grows well in containers and tight spaces. A must for the gourmet home gardeners.
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