The Hot Banana Pepper is as it says, hot, and turn from a light yellow-green to red but is most often picked when yellow. The name pretty much sums it up. Banana peppers are long and banana-shaped. They can grow from 6 to 8 inches long and produce many peppers on one plant. Being sensitive to the cold, planting should be delayed until the danger of frost is past in the spring. Ideal temperatures are 70 to 80 degrees F during the day, and 60 to 70 degrees F at night. Usually, the plants set satisfactory crops when temperatures are between 65 and 80 degrees F and the soil is well-supplied with moisture. Avoid a soggy, water-logged soil condition when growing peppers.
Size: 1204, #4
Spacing: Plant 18″ apart.
Height: Grows 24″ to 36″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Mildly hot with a great flavor.
Tips: Water plants thoroughly after transplanting. Avoid planting under conditions that will stunt the plants and lead to poor production, such as cold weather, lack of sufficient soil moisture, or lack of sufficient fertilizer. Water deeply but not too often.
Uses: Garden Vegetable/Fruit
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