Pepper Sweet Yolo Wonder HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pepper Sweet Yolo Wonder HEIRLOOM Seeds

Capsicum annuum

Item #0057

75 days from transplanting. Introduced in 1952 by the Campbell Soup Company, 'Yolo Wonder' is an open-pollinated improvement on the 'California Wonder' heirloom. 'Yolo Wonder' gives big, consistent-shaped fruit, and is tobacco mosaic virus resistant to boot! Good leaf coverage prevents sun scald. This variety turns from green to red, adding sweetness along the way.

This packet yields approximately 24 plants when started indoors.

Seedling Image

Days to Emerge:
10-25 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors

Row Spacing:
2’-3'

Thinning:
Start indoors,
plant seedlings
18”-24" apart outside


When to sow outside: For mild climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°‒90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: May be sown in late summer for fall/winter crop.

Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green or left on the vine to mature to bright red and very sweet.

Artist: Laurie Peters



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