(Capsicum annuum) (aka Choco) Early bell pepper bred by Elwyn Meader
and introduced by the University of New Hampshire
Agricultural Experiment Station in 1965. Ripens
from green to chocolate on the outside and brick
red inside. Thick sweet flesh. Great for gardeners
in short-season areas. 60-85 days from transplant. SWEET.
8 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Peppers germinate best
in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful
until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors
until soil is warm. ± 4,100 seeds/oz
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