Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Days to Maturity: 78 Days from transplanting
Hardiness: Perennial grown as an annual; very frost sensitive.
Plant Dimensions: 20″ – 24″ tall, 12″ – 18″ wide, upright, bushy plants
Variety Information: 1″ – 1½”, red, rounded fruits
When to Sow Outside: For mild climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: Can also sow in late summer for fall/winter crop.
Days to Emerge: 10 – 25 Days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: Start indoors
Row Spacing: 24″ – 36″
Thinning: Start indoors, plant seedlings 18″ – 24″ apart outside