Shishito Pepper seeds produce ribbed peppers that area prized for their amazing flavor and versatile uses in the kitchen. This Japanese pepper has made its way on the menus of restaurants across the United States because of it’s citrus-like pepper flavor. Shishito peppers are a great pepper for pan-frying!
Shishito Pepper Seeds
983 in stock
983 in stock
Shishito Pepper seeds produce pepper plants full of ribbed peppers that are prized for their amazing flavor and versatile uses in the kitchen. We discovered Shishito pepper seeds from a Japanese gardener. This Japanese pepper has made its way on the menus of restaurants across the United States because of its citrus-like pepper flavor. Shishito peppers are a great pepper for pan-frying!
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. Peppers 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 the fruit from the stems; do not pull. Shishito peppers are ideal for harvest at 3-5 inches long, when the pepper is a bright shade of green. They will turn red when left longer to mature.
|Days to Germination:||10-15|
|Days to Maturity:||65-75+|
|Height at Maturity:||1-2′|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Package Weight: .25 gram
Approximate seed count per packet: 35 seeds
Sows about a 15′ row (this takes into account thinning)
|Dimensions||5.00 × 5.00 × 1.00 in|
10 gram, 5 gram, 1 gram, .25 gram