Bulgarian Carrot Pepper Seeds
Transform your garden into an exotic oasis with Bulgarian Carrot Pepper Seeds. Known for their distinctive carrot-like shape and vibrant orange hue, these peppers are a culinary and aesthetic standout. This variety, originally from Bulgaria, was introduced to America in the 1970s and thrives in the cool climate of Scandinavia. With a flavor profile that melds sweetness and heat, these peppers are ideal for a wide range of dishes from salads to salsas, adding both color and kick to your recipes.
The heat level of Bulgarian Carrot Peppers ranges between 12,000 to 30,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU). This puts them in the medium heat category, perfect for those looking for a pepper with substantial, yet manageable, heat. These peppers offer a punch of spiciness that’s well-balanced by their underlying sweetness.
The Bulgarian Carrot Pepper plant typically achieves a mature height of about 18 to 24 inches. This medium-height stature makes it versatile enough for container gardening, raised beds, or traditional in-ground cultivation. You can fit these plants into a variety of spaces, offering a lot of flexibility in garden planning.
Day to Maturity
From germination to full maturity, you can expect the Bulgarian Carrot Peppers to be ready for harvest in approximately 65 to 75 days. This relatively quick maturity cycle means you can enjoy their vibrant colors and bold flavors within a single growing season.
The peppers themselves measure around 3 to 4 inches in length, with a diameter of about 1 inch. Their size is reminiscent of a baby carrot, adhering to the characteristic that lends them their name. The fruit’s manageable size makes it a convenient choice for snacking or incorporating into various dishes.
The eye-catching color of the Bulgarian Carrot Pepper is one of its most striking features. The peppers transition from green to a deep, vibrant orange as they mature. This bold color can bring a pop of visual excitement to both your garden and your plate.
Bulgarian Carrot Pepper Seeds offer medium to high heat, a quick maturity cycle, and striking orange fruit that adds both visual appeal and robust flavor to your garden and kitchen.