Capsicum "Sweet Banana" 20 Seeds

Capsicum annuum


THIS LIGHT YELLOW TO RED SWEET PEPPER MATURES EARLY. LONG TAPERED FRUIT TO 20 CM AND 4-5 CM WIDE. GOOD ALL ROUNDER - STIR FRIES, SALADS. ESPECIALLY GOOD FOR PICKLING. 58-75 DAYS TO MATURITY.

Banana – This variety is yellow changing to red and has a sweet flavour. Fruit has thick sweet flesh and is smooth and waxy. Plant will grow to 60cm tall. Requires full sunlight. Water regularly. Days to mature are between 58 – 75 days.

They are from the same family as chilli but are not hot and spicy. The seeds are bitter.

Capsicums are frost tender and need warmth to ripen the fruit to the brilliant reds and yellows of commercial ones. They can be used green but are not as sweet.

There are a number of colours available, chocolate, black, yellow, orange as well as red. They all start off green and change as they ripen.

In cool, wet weather cover with a cloche or frost fleece.

Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 18°C and 35°C.

 

  • Sow Moderate Climate: Sep-Nov
  • Sow Warm Climate: Aug-Dec
  • Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: Aug-Mar
  • Sow Tropical Climate: All Year ound
  • Sowing Method: Raise Seedlings or Sow Direct
  • Depth: 4mm
  • Row Spacing: 80-100cm
  • Plant Spacing: 40-65cm
  • Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
  • Emerge: 10-25 Days
  • Harvest: 60-130 Days

(VCapSB20)

SKU VCapSB20
Unit Of Measure ea

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