Yolo Wonder Sweet Pepper Seeds Heirloom Non GMO Productive Tasty Beautiful
Yolo Wonder Sweet Peppers A high yield pepper with thick walls growing green to beautiful bright red. Perfect for stuffing. Resistant to mosaic virus with dense foliage that protects fruits from sunscald. Sweet and delicious raw in salads!Growing Tips · Keep plants well watered · Seed can be sown indoors 6 weeks before last frost dateFun Facts · Peppers were grown extensively in Central and South America, Mexico, and the West Indies long before birth of Christ · Yolo wonder is an improved strain of California Wonder · Columbus and other early explorers who introduced peppers to welcoming Europeans · Peppers are a major New World contribution to the cuisine of the Old World · By the 17th century, peppers were cultivated not only in Europe, but in much of Asia and Africa · Even though peppers are indigenous to the Americas, they were not introduced to North America until they arrived with the early colonists! · Makes an excellent plant for collectors of plants for the home or greenhouse environment · Perfect plant to grow from the TropicsSowing instructions · Start indoors in a good draining potting mix indoors 6 weeks before planting outside or continue to grow indoors · Germination results in12 -15 days at a soil temperature of 70-90 degrees F · Soil temperature should be at least 60-70 degrees F when planting outdoors Plant Care Harden off and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly. Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil. Keep moist and feed once a month.Transplant when large enough to handle into pots. Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting. Do not allow to remain in standing water. Mist flowers to encourage fruiting.
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