Seed Savers Exchange Pepper, Sweet Chocolate Pepper (Organic)

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Seed Savers Exchange

Pepper, Sweet Chocolate Pepper(Organic)

Capsicum annuum

  • Organic
  • Fruits ripen from green to chocolate with brick red interior
  • Thick sweet flesh
  • Great for gardeners in short season areas
  • 60-85 days from transplant
  • Sweet pepper
  • Packet of 25 Seeds

(aka Choco) Early bell pepper bred by Elwyn Meader and introduced by the University of New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station in 1965. Ripens from green to chocolate on the outside and brick red inside. Thick sweet flesh. Great for gardeners in short season areas. 60-85 days from transplant. Sweet.

Learn To Grow It

You should start plants indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.

Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.


These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F.