Ashe County Pimento Pepper (Capsicum annuum)
Hailing from the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, this pimento is a real treat! Scrumptiously sweet, bright scarlet peppers measuring 4” wide hang from compact 24” plants. Produces early and tolerates cold somewhat better than most.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 55 days
- Start indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost. Plant 1/4" deep in seed starting mix. Requires soil temperatures of 65-90F to germinate. Heat mat is recommended. Keep soil moist.
- Transplant in full sun when all danger of frost has passed. Bottom leaves should be just above ground level.
- Space plants 12-18” apart; space rows 2-4' apart.