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Johnny's Corno di Toro Peppers Rule | Press Release
Johnny's introduces two new AAS-winning Corno di Toro peppers, Escamillo & Cornito Giallo, classically bred by Janika Eckert. Read More
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How to Grow Great Peppers | Tips for Successful Pepper Transplants
Learn how to grow the healthiest peppers by starting peppers indoors and best timing and conditions for transplanting your pepper seedlings outdoors. Read More
Comparison Chart
Sweet Bell Pepper Varieties | Dynamic Comparison Chart
Quickly compare color, size, disease resistance and other key distinguishing features for the top varieties in our sweet bell pepper assortment. This simple, dynamic comparison chart was compiled from data collected by our research team, to help growers find the best bell pepper varieties for their farm or garden. Read More
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Greenhouse Bell Pepper Production Guide | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Johnny's Technical Guide to Greenhouse Production of Bell Peppers includes detailed information on how to grow peppers successfully in a greenhouse or other protective structure such as a hoophouse or high tunnel, whether high-tech or low-tech. The introduction includes a review of background information on growing bell peppers as a greenhouse crop in relation to other fruiting crops, choosing vegetative versus generative growth habits in the type of bell pepper varieties grown to match the type of structure in which it will be grown, and notes on trellising. Instructions are provided for seed sowing and propagation; fertility requirements; pruning in relation to stem number, transplanting and spacing of seedlings to accommodate temperature and density requirements of stem count; climate considerations; trellising and pruning techniques; pests and diseases; harvest; and storage requirements. Read More
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Basket-weave Trellising Instructions for Tomato & Pepper Plants | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Trellising plants, such as tomatoes and peppers, eliminates fruit-to-soil contact, improves plant health, and can increase marketable yields. Higher-quality and easier-to-pick fruit translates into increased grower profits in the marketplace. The most common crops that basket-weave trellising is used for are tomatoes and peppers. Trellised plants remain upright, are easier to and harvest, and allow for more effective coverage should spraying become necessary. Trellising also promotes better air circulation that lowers humidity, allowing for more rapid drying following dew, showers, irrigation, or application of sprays... Read More
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Video: Hand-Pollinating Peppers at Our Research Farm | Classical Plant Breeding at Johnny's Selected Seeds
Our classical plant breeding program involves individually hand-pollinating generations of flowers over time, to develop new and improved varieties of peppers. We carefully select and trial on the basis of flavor, appearance, uniformity, disease resistance, and productivity under a range of growing conditions. Many of our JSS-Bred peppers have gone on to become award-winning grower favorites! Read More
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Video: 'Baron' Poblano/Ancho Pepper | Classic, flat grilling pepper perfect for chilles rellenos
Simply roast 'Baron' on the grill, stovetop, or in the oven until the skin blackens, remove the skin by placing them in a paper bag for a few minutes, peel and stuff. If you’re looking for a great, flat grilling Poblano/Ancho pepper, give 'Baron' a try. Read More
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Field-Grown Pepper Production Guide | Tech Sheet (PDF)
A technical guide to the production of field-grown peppers of a variety of types, with specific information on how to grow peppers successfully in an outdoor/field setting. Aspects covered here include site selection; starting your plants; optional cold treatment; transplanting; optional trellising; row cover; diseases; pests; other issues; harvest; storage; and additional resources. Read More
Key Growing Information
Greenhouse Peppers | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing greenhouse from seed. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
Key Growing Information
Peppers | Key Growing Information
Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing peppers from seed. Read more for a successful harvest! Read More
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Johnny's Hot Pepper Palooza | 10 Types of Chilis to Bring the Heat to Your Harvest
This year we’ve expanded our line of hot peppers for a diversity of markets — from Anaheim to Cayenne, Fresno to Ghost, Habanero and Jalapeno, here is a compendium of 10 types that bring the heat, with notes on the Scoville Heat Unit scale, along with origin, growing, and culinary features. For traditional, variety-specific growers within our ethnic communities to pepperhead foodies and high-end grower-chefs with a nose for the novel, we even lay on a spoonful of 'Dragon Toe' Jam with a recipe for chili lovers. Read More
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Cayenne Peppers | Variety Comparison Chart (PDF)
Use our Cayenne Pepper Variety Comparison Chart to review appearance and key distinguishing characteristics for Johnny's line of cayenne peppers. Criteria listed include Part #, Variety Name, Fruit Length and Width, Color, Use, and Heat Level. Read More
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