Beaver Dam Pepper (Capsicum annuum)
This Hungarian heirloom was brought to Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, in the early 1900s and soon became popular across the country. Bright green peppers mature to brilliant red. Beaver Dam is sweet and flavorful with a very mild kick. Delicious raw, roasted, and sauteed.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 80 days
- Start indoors 6-8 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.
- Space plants 12-18” apart; space rows 2-4' apart.