Pepper, Turkish Red ORGANIC

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7 in stock

The Turkish red pepper has a long history and deep culinary importance. Originally from the Urfa region of  Turkey, it has a smokey flavor that is essential to many Turkish dishes.  We were given this pepper from Mike Reese and have been growing it ever since. Its flavor is unparalleled. Our seed is from improved varieties produced on our farm. Plants are prolific and disease resistant. Scoville 30,000–50,000.

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Pepper – Turkish Red Pepper ORGANIC 

Capsicum annuum

The Turkish red pepper has a long history and deep culinary importance. Originally from the Urfa region of  Turkey, it has a smokey flavor that is essential to many Turkish dishes.  We were given this pepper from Mike Reese and have been growing it ever since. Its flavor is unparalleled. Our seed is from improved varieties produced on our farm. Plants are prolific and disease resistant. Scoville 30,000–50,000.


Suggested Planting Requirements:
Peppers require deeply worked, well-drained soil with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8.  Do not overwater. As this encourages diseases.

Growing Recommendations:
Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost.  Direct sowing is not recommended but can be accomplished.  Mulch for disease and weed control.  Pinch all flowers until the main stalk reaches 18” for optimum support.  In cooler areas, you may grow peppers in greenhouses or under cloches.  Temperatures under 55°F may permanently damage peppers.   It can be grown in container gardens  Stake to keep fruit off the ground.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest the first fruits early to encourage continued production through the season.  Cut; do not pull the fruit from the stems.   Harvest when fully red. You can roast peppers for Turkish style dips, toss them in salsas and/or dry them.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4″
Days to Germination: 10-15
Days to Maturity: 65-75+
Height at Maturity: 1-2′
Lighting Requirements: Full Sun
Spacing: 12″-24”

 

Package Weight: .25 gram

Approximate seed count per packet: 35 seeds 

Sows about 15′ Row (This takes into account thinning)

Additional information

Weight 0.00 g
Dimensions 5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in
Weight

10 gram, 5 gram, 1 gram, .25 gram

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