Pepper, California Wonder

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Geography/History:
California Wonder Pepper is a traditional ferry Morse item. This thick walled old time favorite pepper is one of the exotic varieties of peppers and in fact the standard of bell peppers. Also known by its Latin name Capsicum Annuum, this highly productive pepper variety adds flavor, color and crunch to dishes.

Nutritional Value:
California Wonder Pepper apart from being a delicious edible also incorporates many health benefits. It is packed with many useful nutrients. It is a good source of vitamin C, folic acid, vitamin B6 and Thiamine and possesses excellent anti-oxidant activity. As a plant, these peppers will prove a fantastic addition to your garden and will make you proud as an owner.

Sun:                              Full
Spacing:                      12″ – 18″
Height:                        18” – 12″
Optimum Soil Ph:    6 to 6.8
Days To Maturity:    75
Sowing Method:       Start Indoors

Planting/Growing Tips:
Start these vegetable seeds indoors about 6-8 weekds before your last frost date.  Plant approx. 1/4″ deep in individual cells or 4″ pots.  Be sure to keep them in a warm place so that the soil temperature stays above 75°.  Provide plenty of light once seeds have germinated.  Young heirloom pepper plants like it to stay warm and will develope well if kept happy.

Only transplanted after the seedlings have shown several sets of their true leaves and only once you are sure the outside soil temperature is consistently above 65°.

 

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