Heirloom sweet banana pepper varieties

georgia_transplant(7b)July 1, 2008

This is my first year gardening and I am already thinking of what has worked and what has not, so I can improve next year.

Sweet peppers were almost a bust - the plant is healthy but has only produced one fruit.

I really want to grow heirloom peppers. What varieties have worked well for you here in GA? I read elsewhere on the forum that banana peppers do really well.

Thanks for any suggestions!

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ollierose

Our banana peppers did great last year and seem to be doing well so far this year. They aren't heirloom though. We've also had a ton of luck with jalapeno and ancho. Bell peppers did okay, but not as good as the others.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2008 at 11:05AM
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georgia_transplant(7b)

Thanks ollierose!

    Bookmark   July 3, 2008 at 10:13AM
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ollierose

You are welcome georgia! I was also thinking that maybe you could check the rate and review vendor forum for sites that deal in heirloom seeds. I also seem to recall their being a thread on the seed exchange conversation side about vendors and I'm pretty sure that one of them sold lots of heirloom veggies. Check this thread and see if you find a good site:

Here is a link that might be useful: Name those favorite garden catalogs

    Bookmark   July 3, 2008 at 10:38AM
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