California Wonder Pepper Seeds – Sweet

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Grow Organic California Wonder Pepper Seeds for sweet, flavorful bell peppers. Perfect for home gardeners, these heirloom, non-GMO seeds produce thick-walled, versatile peppers, ideal for stuffing and salads. Enjoy the ease of growing and the rich taste of one of the world’s most popular bell peppers.

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California Wonder Pepper Seeds – Sweet

Grow the classic and delicious California Wonder Sweet Pepper in your garden this season. These Organic, Non-GMO seeds are the go-to choice for a traditional bell pepper, known for their large size and excellent flavor.


  • Days to Maturity: 75-90 days from transplant.
  • Pepper Type: Large, sweet bell peppers known for their 3-4″ squared size.
  • Flavor Profile: Exceptionally thick, sweet, and tender walls with a mild flavor, perfect for a variety of dishes.
  • Heat Level: Mild, with a 000 Scoville Heat Unit (SHU) rating, making them ideal for all palates.

Growing Organic California Wonder Sweet Pepper Seeds:

  • Seed Starting: Best if started indoors 4-6 weeks before the last spring frost. Plant 1/4″ deep in fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Germination: Expect germination in 7-21 days.
  • Transplanting: Space plants 12-18″ apart in the garden or one plant per container.
  • Light and Temperature: Thrives in full sun and warmer temperatures (70-90°F).

In the Vegetable Garden:

  • Versatile Usage: Ideal for stuffing, salads, and a variety of culinary applications.
  • Plant Characteristics: Produces four-lobed, thick-walled fruits that start green and ripen to red.
  • Growth Habit: Upright plants that can reach 2 ft in height, bearing prolific fruits.

Harvesting Tips:

  • Harvest Timing: Generally ready around 75-90 days from sowing, or when the peppers change color.
  • Method: Use shears or a knife to snip off peppers, leaving some stem attached.

Health Benefits and Nutritional Value:

  • High in vitamins A and C, California Wonder peppers are a nutritious addition to any meal.

Additional Information:

  • History: An improved version resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, introduced in 1928.
  • State University Recommendations: Recommended by several state universities and ag extension offices, including CA, FL, OR, TX.

Start your journey to a bountiful harvest with California Wonder Pepper Seeds, perfect for both novice and experienced gardeners looking to add a reliable and tasty pepper variety to their garden.


Frequently Asked Questions About California Wonder Pepper Seeds

  1. How do you grow California Wonder pepper from seed? To grow California Wonder pepper seeds, start by sowing the seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last spring frost. Plant the seeds about 1/4 inch deep in fertile, well-drained soil. The ideal soil pH is between 6.0 and 6.8. Keep the soil moist and provide a warm environment for germination. Once seedlings have emerged and grown a few true leaves, they can be transplanted outdoors, spaced 12-18 inches apart.
  2. Do California Wonder peppers like sun or shade? California Wonder peppers thrive in full sun. They require a lot of sunlight to develop properly and produce a good yield. Plant them in a location where they will receive at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  3. Are California Wonder peppers the same as bell peppers? Yes, California Wonder peppers are a type of bell pepper. They are known for their large size, sweet flavor, and thick walls, making them ideal for a variety of culinary uses, including stuffing and salads.
  4. How long does it take to harvest California Wonder bell peppers? California Wonder bell peppers typically take about 75-90 days from transplant to reach maturity and be ready for harvest. The time to harvest can vary based on growing conditions and climate. The peppers are ready when they have reached their full size and the skin color has deepened.
Weight .4 oz

25 premium seeds in each packet.

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