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Pepper 'Padron'

The classic Spanish Tapas pepper, served small and green, stir or dry-fried, tossed with salt and excellent olive oil and eaten holding the stem, seeds and all.
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20 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
60cm (24in)
Common name
Padron Pepper
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover late February-early March in modules, for planting May-June once plants are 10cm tall and first flowers have appeared. Most peppers do best grown indoors but can be planted outside in a sunny, sheltered spot after the last frosts.

Description

The classic Spanish Tapas pepper, served small and green, stir or dry-fried, tossed with salt and excellent olive oil and eaten holding the stem, seeds and all. As a prolific producer, keep harvesting and more will form. They’re the epitome of summer.

Care Tips

Grow in a greenhouse, in pots or in the ground. If planting outside, leave cloche in place for 2 weeks after planting to allow plants to settle in.