Pepper, Beaver Dam

Capsicum annuum
$2.99 to $195.80
SKU: 1041
  • Fruits ripen from green to red
  • Medium hot fruits are mildly hot when seeded
  • 80 days from transplant
  • ±4,600 seeds/oz
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Pepper, Beaver Dam Description

Hungarian heirloom brought to Beaver Dam, WI in 1912 by the Joe Hussli family. Florence Hussli recommends adding crisp sliced rings to a cheese and bologna sandwich, or using for stuffed peppers. Fruits are mildly hot when seeded. 80 days from transplant. Medium. ±4,600 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

You should start plants indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.

Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.

These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F.