Organic Rio Grande Hot Pepper Seeds (250mg)

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Organic Pepper: Hot - Rio Grande (250mg) Description:
Patriot Seeds are certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), Non-GMO, of US origin and friendly to most growing regions. Our open-pollinated Hot - Rio Grande Pepper heirloom seeds produce crisp, mild-hot, medium sized peppers that can be grown, harvested and replanted as needed. Packaged and stored in re-sealable triple-layered military-grade Mylar packages for a shelf life of 5 or more years. When you're ready to declare your food independence, buy Patriot Seeds.

Organic Pepper: Hot - Rio Grande Planting Instructions:
Peppers need full sun for optimal growth. Sow seeds indoors in warm soil (65-70 F), 1/4" deep in flats, peat pots or cell packs, 8-10 weeks before transplanting outside. Allow seedlings to grow indoors in a warm, sunny location for as long as possible. Don't rush to transplant outside. 2-3 weeks after the last frost, plant them in a sunny location outdoors 2" deep and 12 to 24 inches apart, in rows 24 to 36" apart, or spaced about 14 to 16" apart in raised beds.

Organic Pepper: Hot - Rio Grande Harvesting Instructions:
Pepper are ready to pick about 75 days after planting, when the skin appears smooth and waxy. Peppers should be firm and shiny with a crisp texture. Use garden shears to clip the fruit from the plant instead of pulling them. Store the peppers at 50 degrees with at least 90 percent humidity, if possible. Keep them away from other fruits and vegetables due to their sensitive to ethylene gas, which causes them to age faster.

Did You Know This About Hot Rio Grande Peppers?
Hot Rio Grande Peppers are mildly hot and medium in size, making them a versatile Pepper that can be used for saut'ing, stuffing, grilling and more.

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