Capsicum- Sweet Cubanelle

Capsicum frutescens

Standard seed packet, 35 seeds

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Capsicum- Sweet Cubanelle

Capsicum frutescens

  • Vegetable
  • Sweet and mildly pungent

Yellow/green pods that ripen to orange or red; slightly shrivelled in appearance and growing to 14cm long and 6cm wide. Sweet but mildly pungent in flavour. One of the easiest varieties to grow. Also known as "Cuban Pepper". Mild heat. 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)
Germination: 7-21 days @ 22-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing: 100cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun, well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90-100 days
*Notes: 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: B3-13)
Seeds per gram: 165 seeds

SKU B3-13
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Capsicum frutescens
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 35 seeds
Seeds per gram: 165
Photo credits:

Photo by Robert Couse-Baker/ CC BY 2.0

Photo by Glenn/ CC BY-SA 2.0

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