Germ 7-10 days
Everything on this one is red, the stems, the pods, the flowers and even to some extent the leaves. Truly ornamental but it also bears an abundance of tasty pods. 50 seeds
Indoors- Plant in individual biodegradable peat/cowpots 1/2” deep, 4-5 weeks before last frost with soil temperature 70- 80 degrees. Transplant out 12-18” apart last frost.
Outdoors- 1/2 “ deep, 12-18”apartafter last frost when soil is 70 degrees.
Harvest- Clip pods off at 2-4” to keep the plant flowering for more production,
Tips- Plant in fertile soil amended with compost or well rotted manure and keep well watered. You can soak the seeds in warm water for a few hours to hasten germination.