Capsicum- Sweet Banana

Capsicum fruitescens

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Standard seed packet, 35 seeds

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Capsicum- Sweet Banana

Capsicum fruitescens


  • Vegetable
  • Pale yellow banana shaped fruit
  • Thick sweet flesh with waxy smooth skin

Compact and very productive plants that grow to 60cm. Early variety that produces sweet banana shaped fruits with thick waxy skin growing to around 15cm. Fruit starts pale yellow and matures red. Capsicum is also known as "Sweet pepper".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost (anytime in warm climates)
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 60cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 58-75 days
Care: Keep well watered. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit. Some plants may need staking. Can be grown in containers. Protect from aphids. Susceptible to mildews.

(Product number: B2-13)
Seeds per gram: 140 seeds

SKU B2-13
Botanical name: Capsicum fruitescens
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 35 seeds
Seeds per gram: 140

Very interesting on the plate

By: on 23 March 2016
These were very good to serve up to dinner guests, they looked more attractive than normal bell style peppers. They also looked lovely in our garden, next year ill try them in a pot. Thanks again The Seed Collection!

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