Peppers

Peppers

Peppers
If you can grow tomatoes you can grow versatile and tasty peppers. Try outside in the sunshine in warmer areas otherwise grow under glass. Start by sowing indoors or under glass in March/April and harvest around September time. Start later or harvest earlier if you are growing one of our short season varieties.

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This peck of peppers won’t get your tongue in a twist but it will tantalise your taste buds!  Succulent & sweet, in salads or cooked: a myriad of ways to enjoy these colourful varieties.  One packet each of Carmagnola , Golden Calwonder,  Marconi Red & Sweet Banana

 

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Traditional tasty varieties for £1.60

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A wonderful sweet bell pepper that ripens to an astonishing fire-engine red. The thick walled fruits are juicy and sweet. They can measure up to 8cm long by 8 cm wide (blocky shaped). They are lovely in a salad or stuffed: for the great cooks amongst you, consider this a gourmet variety. Price for 10 seeds

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This has always been one of our top selling peppers. This variety produces classic shaped fruits which are sweet and full of flavour. Sow in Spring for harvest from August as they mature from jade green to scarlet red. Price for 10 seeds
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From the Italian alps this pepper is well suited to the ups and downs of the British weather. Producing succulent sweet fruit with thick walls of firm flesh, making them a top choice for roasting as well as eating fresh. Sown in march to May you can harvest these peppers from late august onwards. They remain an Italian favourite Price for 10 seeds

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Attractive red curved cone shaped peppers, sometimes known as Bulls Horns this is an Italian heirloom. They can grow to over 20cm long from a tall strong plant. The peppers are sweet with a little heat and very versatile eat raw, stuffed, grilled or roasted. Gorgeous. Price for 10 seeds

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This is a very popular Italian bell pepper that ripens from a brilliant green to a sumptuous yellow. Lovely and sweet this is a super choice to bring colour, flavour and texture to your meals. Price for 10 seeds

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A well deserved AGM winner, very vigorous and capable of producing prodigious quantities of delicious, slim, bulls horn type peppers that ripen from mid-green to red. The fruits are up to 14cm long while the plant can reach 120cm. Price for 10 seeds 0.50

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Very similar to Californian Wonder except the bell shaped fruit turns a nice yellow colour when mature. Smooth and glossy. Look forward to good flavour, thick walls, and a heavy yield from this sturdy vigorous plant that is well suited to cooler conditions. Price for 10 seeds
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These produce lovely sweet blocky fruits that are elongated and can reach 20cm long. Delightful eaten raw or cooked. The plants are a manageable size at 50-60cm tall; they won’t grow into a forest yet manage to produce a very good crop of these deep red peppers. Price for 10 seeds

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Native to the Lombardia region of Italy, you can grow and harvest your own crop of very long (12-15cm), thin sweet peppers. Gather them when green or wait while they turn red, yellow or orange as they continue to ripen. In Italy this variety is usually cooked whole. They can also be pickled or dried for storing. Price for 10 seeds

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This is a mild sweet-pepper with long pods that will grow to about 17cm with 3-4 lobes. This tastes really good when eaten green and then turns super sweet when red. A classic ingredient of Italian cooking – try it grilled with a little olive oil. Price for 10 seeds
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This is a traditional variety and one of the best for roasting. It is a little pepper, heart shaped with really thick, firm sweet flesh. Absolutely gorgeous. If you are not a roast pepper lover this might change your mind, you can always enjoy them fresh for salads! Price for 10 seeds.

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Named ACE after the three vitamins it reported to be rich in. This variety can mature to a deep red however it can also be harvested and used while green. It is a particularly early variety in to fruit making it very useful for British gardeners. A vigorous plant with sweet fruits. Price for 10 seeds 1.25
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Simply put ‘yellow from Nocera’, this rarely offered Italian regional speciality produces large, slightly tapered, blocky fruits that can reach 10x14cm in size and weigh in at up to half a kilo (in prime growing conditions). In Britain this variety does best in a greenhouse or conservatory where the strong plants are at their most productive. Beautiful and appetizing. Price for 10 seeds
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An unusual variety with long and slim bright yellow fruit, which can reach up to 20cm long. It has a gorgeous mild sweet taste! An excellent choice if you are looking for a pepper with a difference. Price for 10 seeds

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This variety comes from the Basilicata region of southern Italy. Productive low growing plants (to about 60cm) will give you plenty of long slim wrinkly peppers, bright green turning red. They are thin skinned and so are very good for grilling, frying, drying (in fact any general cooking) and also in salads Price for 10 seeds 0.50
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This prolific, early-cropping heirloom has been awarded an AGM. The fruits are medium-sized and as they ripen from dark green to bright red they can resemble a beef tomato. With a good flavour they are perfect for stuffing – try a salad filling for a different summer treat Price for 10 seeds 0.50
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Named for the wonderful aroma released as you cook these fruits.  The smoky fruity flavour adds depth and richness to any dishes that you create with this variety.  These are not your typical blocky peppers: they are pendant, sometimes known as crown headed, we think they look like a habanero but with no heat!

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Early and prolific they are delicious cooked or eaten raw in salads. These are a popular long established variety making lovely compact plants that produce large shiny green fruits that develop a red stripe as they mature. Price for 10 seeds
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