Pepper (Hot) - Big Jim 🔥 (HYBRID)


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The Big Jim Pepper is the world’s largest pepper variety, with a fruit that can grow to 14" or longer. Typically in the 6"-10" range, these wide, tapered summer icicles grow on compact plants and ripen from lime green to smoky crimson. Sweet and flavorful with a pleasurable crackle of heat. When roasted or grilled, the thick skin slips off easily, leaving tender, juicy, meaty flesh. If you do grow a Jim that needs a tape measure, fill one full of ham and havarti or crab and cream cheese, and feed your entire family plus a neighbor kid.

  • Heat tolerant
  • Juicy and spicy
  • Harvest any color
  • Good for containers

SEED PLANTING TIPS

  • Botanical name: Capsicum annuum
  • Pepper length: 6"-14" long!
  • Scoville heat units (SHU): 2,000-3,000/mild to medium
  • Plant support: Tomato cage or stake
  • Depth to plant seeds: .25" deep
  • Spacing between plants: 18"-24" apart
  • Spacing between rows: 24"-36" apart
  • Days to germinate (sprout): 7-21 days
  • Germination soil temps: 75F-85F
  • Soil needs: 6.0-7.0 pH
  • Sun needs: Full sun
  • Frost hardy: No
  • Planting season: Spring, summer
  • # of plants per sq. ft.: Appx. 1 plant per sq. ft.
  • Days to maturity: 75-80 days

Good companion plants: Basil, Carrot, Cucumber, Eggplant, Okra, Rosemary, Sage, Squash, Tomato

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