Pepper - King of the North
Approximately 120-160 seeds per gram.
King of the North Pepper is an early maturing pepper at 68-75 days from transplant. Plants grow in a sturdy bush habit reaching 41-51 cm (16-20”) tall with a 36-41 cm (14-16”) spread. Plants produce some great yields of good sized peppers that start of green and ripen to a fire engine red. This variety thrives in our warm summers and cooler falls in Canada. Yielding crisp green and red bells peppers right up until frost. One of our favorite pepper types used in salads, stir fries and salsa.
King of the North is an open pollinated variety. They are sweet and are a flavorful pepper when mature. They make a great stuffing pepper and of course they are great for stir fries and salads. When peppers are finished growing they will pull off the plant very easily. If they don't come off easily they are still growing. To prolong a pepper harvest, harvest peppers from the plant regularly. Peppers are susceptible to rot, blossom end rot, anthracnose, tobacco mosaic virus, bacterial spot, and mildew. Keep these in check and rotate pepper crops to different areas. Keep the garden clean and free of weeds where pests and diseases can shelter. Destroy and dispose of infected plants before diseases can spread. Aphids, cutworms and flea beetles are common pests for most garden plants and there are a variety of solutions for these.