Sweet Chocolate Pepper
- Fruits ripen from green to chocolate with brick red interior
- Thick sweet flesh
- Great for gardeners in short season areas
- 60-85 days from transplant
- Sweet pepper
(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.
Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - 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.