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Orange Sun Sweet Pepper Seeds

Orange Sun Sweet Pepper Seeds

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Expect big things from this large, sunny pepper that boasts thick walls with rich, sweet flavor. 'Orange Sun' turns from green to orange, pick in both stages to boost production and give meals more color! This pepper is so pretty, you may want to put it in a container on the patio!

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Days to Maturity: 75–80 days after tansplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Type: Sweet Pepper (Learn more)

Native: Americas

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: 24" wide and 32" tall

Variety Info: 3 ½" by 4" bright orange, thick-walled fruit.

Attributes: Frost Sensitive, Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: For Mild Climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, 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: May be sown 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

Growing Info

Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green or left on the vine to mature to bright orange and very sweet.