Emerald Giant Pepper is a variety of Sweet pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Emerald Giant Pepper'. 'Emerald Giant Pepper' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Anti-flash white. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to Ao green and Red. Leaves usually appear in La Salle Green and Ao green colour.
78 days. Large, blocky bells have thick sweet flesh. Dark green fruit turn red when ripe. Vigorous plants give heavy yields. A good variety for the south. Developed in 1963.
Can be used for stuffing, in salads, roasted or baked.Emerald Giant Pepper grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Emerald Giant Pepper is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.
Emerald Giant Pepper Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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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.
Blocky peppers will turn red (from green) when ripe.
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