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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.
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  • 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.

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