Sweet pepper 'Emerald Giant Pepper'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

How to grow Sweet pepper 'Emerald Giant Pepper'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Emerald Giant Pepper is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Emerald Giant Pepper needs a potting mix, loamy and silty soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Emerald Giant Pepper from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Emerald Giant Pepper about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Emerald Giant Pepper

Emerald Giant Pepper is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Emerald Giant Pepper

Blocky peppers will turn red (from green) when ripe.