Sweet Pepper Seeds - Piquillo

Sweet Pepper Seeds - Piquillo

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Packet $6.59
1 Ounce $61.99 ($61.99/ounce)
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  • Sweet, smoky taste
  • Open Pollinated Seed
  • Succulent pepper with smoky undertones
  • Little to no heat
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 3 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Slightly Sweet; Tangy; Mildly Spicy; Slightly Bitter; Firm and Crisp Texture
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Slicing

About Sweet Pepper Seeds - Piquillo

Capsicum annuum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Bell

Grow Heirloom Peppers - Plant Piquillo Pepper Seeds

Typically grown in the North of Spain, Piquillo Peppers are known for having a sweet taste with little to no heat. They are often stuffed with meat, seafood, or cheese and served as tapas, or appetizers. Though they look like chili peppers, they are more akin to bell peppers in taste. Well suited for growing in your garden or pots.

Planting Information

Planting Sweet Pepper Seeds - Piquillo

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Pepper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 88
1 Ounce 5,000

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