If you’re looking for an uncommon variety of pepper to grow then you may be interested in picking up some of these Trinidad Sweet pepper seeds. This is a Habanero type of chili. It is said to be a cross between the Trinidad Scorpion and Habanero peppers. A mature plant can easily reach 48″ tall even in a short growing season. The plants grown from these Trinidad Sweet pepper seeds are incredibly prolific, ours yielded loads of the small pods that often weighed down the branches and required some staking.
Don’t let the name fool you. While these pepper are on the sweet side they do come with a kick. The exact Scoville rating of these peppers is unknown. However, I can tell you from experience that they are at the level of a common red Habanero. A traditional Habanero has a heat that builds over time, you’ll find that these peppers hit you with the heat immediately.
Plants from Trinidad Sweet Pepper Seeds grow to a mature height of about 36 to 48 inches, compact enough for container gardening but with a bushy spread that provides ample yields.
Day to Maturity
Your patience will be rewarded in approximately 100 days, when Trinidad Sweet Pepper plants reach their full size and maturity. When mature, these plants will be loaded with peppers ready for harvest.
Pods are 1″ to 1.5″ in length with a shiny skin, similar to that of a Red Habanero. Although the pods are not large, the amount of pods you’ll harvest from these plants will not disappoint.
The peppers produced by these plants start out growing upright and begin to hang as they start to ripen from green to bright red. When you see the color change, it signals their readiness for harvest.