Pepper Big Bertha

Pepper Big Bertha

  • Features: A large and bountiful pepper. Uniform, 3-4 lobed, with medium thick walls that ripen from green to red. A large plant size that requires support stakes or cage.
  • Maturity: 72 days / large pepper size: 10 x 18cm (4x7").
  • Light: Plant in full sun.
  • Soil and water: Well drained. Thrives in a soil with a pH of 5.6 to 7.5. Water as needed.
  • Spacing: Plant 45-120cm (18-48") apart, in rows 120cm (48") apart.
  • Height: The plant is 65-75 cm (25-30") in height.
  • Garden use: Vegetable gardens or raised beds.
  • Growing tips: Plants thrive in weather temperatures of 15 celcius and higher. Plant 1 week after last frost. Regular watering is required. To achieve a spicier pepper, you can decrease& your watering and feeding a few weeks before harvesting. The more often you harvest, the more the plant yields.
  • Culinary use: Perfect for stuffing, pickling and preserving. Great in salads.
All peppers share a preference for a long, warm growing season. Set out transplants a week or two after your last frost, when the weather is settled and warm. Until the threat of frost has passed, keep your seedlings indoors at night, and move them to a protected sunny spot outdoors during the day.

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