Yellow Peru Pepper
- Fruity, sweet, and citrus-y flavor
- Finger shaped fruits
- Fruits grow 3-3 1/2"
- 100-120 days from transplant
The piercing heat of this late-maturing pepper is worth the wait, and its deliciously fruity, sweet, and citrus-y flavor and excellent crunch only add to its enjoyment. The highly branched, leafy plants produce light-yellow, finger-shaped fruits with creases and folds. The fruits grow 3-3 ½" long on plants that reach up to 3' tall. 100-120 days.
Learn to Grow Yellow Peru Pepper
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.
Ratings & Reviews
Tall and abundant producer
Seeds germinated great. Plant grew tall but swear its bigger around. I nicknamed it the tree. Peppers are a favorite with a cirtus-y crunchy flavor. A great addition to salsas. Plant resembles a bushy tree with yellow ornaments hanging from it.