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Mega Gold Hybrid Sweet Pepper
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Mega Gold Hybrid Sweet Pepper

A BIG Improvement Over Super Heavyweight!

  • Up to 8-inch fruits
  • Ripens from glossy green to brilliant gold
  • Sweeter than red bell peppers
  • Very high yields
Mega-sized, up to 8-in. bells ripen from glossy green to golden with a flavor even sweeter than red bell peppers. We were looking for a pepper to replace Super Heavyweight, and we found it! In our trials Mega Gold out yielded, out-sized and out-flavored Super Heavyweight. 80 DAYS.
  • 69996
  • pkt of approx. 10 seeds
  • $6.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum '62704'
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 24 inches apart.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Plants at the same depth as in the pot.
  • Spread: 24 - 28 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Very high yields.
  • Foliage: Glossy green, typical of peppers.
  • Fruit: Large brilliant gold bells ripen from green to gold, 8 inch long fruit.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 10 - 15 days at 70 - 95 degrees F.
  • Form: Upright
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, light, moderately fertile soil, high in organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 10 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: Mega-sized, up to 8 inch bells ripen from glossy green to golden with a flavor even sweeter than red bell peppers. We were looking for a pepper to replace Super Heavyweight, and we found it! In our trials Mega Gold Hybrid out yielded, out-sized and out-flavored Super Heavyweight.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A to 10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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