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Peppers: Albino Bullnose

Beautiful, blocky 3-4 inch peppers are a lovely cream color. They have a nice mild, sweet flavor and ripen to a beautiful reddish-orange. It produces loads of fruit from early summer until frost on very compact, dwarf plants. It is very popular at Baker Creek and much used in their restaurant.

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Peppers: Baby Belle

Our Baby Belle peppers are cute and delicious with a crunchy texture and sweet flavor. These bite-size little beauties make wonderful eating fresh off the plants or enjoy them as tasty, quick and nutritious snacks. They are the perfect size to quickly core and toss into fresh salaads. The compact plants are heavy producers, and ornamental in the garden or containers. Seeds are color coded with USDA food grade stain

Pink seed=Red Baby Bell

Undyed seed = Yellow Baby Bell

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Peppers: Bull Nose (Large Sweet Spanish)

An early maturing, uniform ripening, bell pepper. An unusual characteristic of this variety is the combination of sweet and heat: the thick flesh is sweet and the cell partitions or ribs are slightly pungent. In our trials we have noted that the heat is very subtle or absent and may depend on growing conditions. Fruits are 4-lobed, measuring 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" long, borne on small, erect prolific plants.

Introduced in 1759 from India. Prior to 1900 this variety was often stuffed with cabbage and pickled

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Peppers: California Wonder

Widely adapted standard variety. A tobacco mosaic-resistant selection of 'California Wonder' pepper, well-known, and preferred by many market growers and gardeners. A smooth, blocky bell, mostly 4-lobed, with thick walls. Fruits average 6 oz., and measure 4" x 4-3/4". Foliage provides good cover for fruits. Introduced 1928.

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Peppers: California Wonder

An excellent green bell pepper of nice size and very good yield; a popular old-time variety.

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Peppers: Cal Wonder

Cal Wonder forms large, blocky, thick-walled peppers with 3 to 4 large lobes perfect for stuffing. The glossy, deep-green peppers turn red at maturity. Cal Wonder's upright plants are prolific producers. This is the leading market and shipping pepper, and is also a good home garden variety.

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Peppers: Carolina Wonder

The best nematode-resistant bell for home gardeners. The foliage, fruit, and yield of the Carolina Wonder pepper is very similar to the Yolo Wonder B variety. This variety is also a potentially valuable line for developing other nematode resistant bell peppers. It's also less prone to developing fungus in the seed cavity. Produces premium grade fruits ripening from green to bright red. Typically 4-lobed, the fruits weigh 1/4 to 1/3 pound, 3" wide x 3.3" long.

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Peppers: Diamond

Diamond is a bell pepper with medium-thick flesh and 3 to 4 lobes per pepper. It ripens from translucent white to pale yellow to scarlet red.

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Peppers: Doe Hill Golden

Produces small bell peppers before the larger ones come into season. It produces 4 to 6- lobed bright orange, flat shaped bells, 2-1/4" high and 1" wide. The 24" plants are high yielding, are widely adapted and disease resistant. The flavor is sweet with a fruity, multidimensional quality. A nice salad pepper for adding color, zip and extra vitamin C to early summer salads.

Pre-1900 family heirloom from the Doe Hill area in Highland County, VA

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Peppers: Early Hungarian Sweet

('TH 122') An extra-early large wax, Hungarian sweet pepper. Similar to 'Feherozon' except that plants are taller (14-18") and the fruits are slightly longer (2-1/2" x 4").

Seed from Dr. Terry Berke at the Asian Vegetable Research Center. Introduced by SESE 1999.

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Peppers: Emerald Giant

Large, blocky bells have thick sweet flesh. Dark green fruit turn red when ripe. Vigorous plants give heavy yields. A good variety for the south. Developed in 1963.

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Peppers: Feherozon

An extra-early, large wax, Hungarian sweet pepper with compact growth and concentrated fruit set. Dwarf determinate plants are only 12-15" tall, yet produce an early yield of 7 fruits per plant on the first harvest. Thick-walled pointed bells, 2-1/2" x 3-1/2". Excellent variety for container gardens, early crops, and northern gardens.

Seed from Dr. Terry Berke at the Asian Vegetable Research Center. Introduced by SESE 1999.

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Peppers: Gamba (Gambo)

Excels as a frying or stuffing pepper. Very thick, meaty flesh holds up well and sweetens during cooking. SESE's favorite for sweet, stir-fried peppers. Flattened bells, 3 to 3-1/2" in diameter and 1-1/2 to 2" deep with rich, deep-red color.

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Peppers: Golden Cal Wonder

Golden Cal Wonder is a very sweet, blocky-shaped, 4-lobed bell pepper with thick flesh and 3.75" diameter fruits which ripen from medium green to golden yellow to deep orange. This sturdy, upright plant is everbearing.

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Peppers: Jupiter

One of the largest and best blocky sweet bell peppers ever developed. The sturdy 3-5' plants have an excellent canopy of dark green leaves to protect the high yields of 4.5" fruit just right for easy stuffing.

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Peppers: Kevin's Early Orange

Medium, thick-walled bells, 3 × 3½ in. The same fine taste as Orange Bell but 2 weeks earlier and with slightly improved yields. Good foliage cover. Selected by Ashland Farmers Market growers for taste and earliness.

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Peppers: Keystone Resistant Giant

A 'California Wonder' type of pepper with large, blocky, pendant fruit (4" x 4-3/4"). Mosaic resistant. Heavy foliage reduces susceptibility to sunscald. Thick stems are breakage-resistant under heavy fruit load. Widely adapted and well suited to the Mid-Atlantic region but not recommended for deep South.

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Peppers: King of the North

A 1947 catalog described this sweet pepper succinctly: "Early, large, long pepper of heavy yielding habit, medium sized plant." The variety thrives in the cooler summer weather so prevalent in New England, and yields crisp bells, green ripening to red, right up until frost. An exciting bell pepper for short-season growers. This variety produces nice, blocky fruit that are nicely flavored when picked green or red. Plants are productive even in most of the northern areas.

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Peppers: Mini Red Bell

Oh, so cute! Tiny, red, bell peppers are only about 1-1/2 inches tall and wide. They have thick, red flesh that is very sweet and great for stuffing. 2-feet tall plants produce loads of these little winners and early, too.

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Peppers: Napoleon Sweet

8" long red fruit with sweet, mild flavor. Produces early and keeps going till frost. Very productive, this tasty thick-fleshed fruit can be used fresh, dried or for frying.

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Peppers: Orange Bell

Large, thick-walled, sweet bells. Though later maturing, the quality and flavor is the best of any orange bell we've grown. Fruits are large, blocky bells, 3-1/2" wide by 4" long. An outstanding variety.

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Peppers: Organic Chinese Giant

Large nearly square bell fruits, 6"x4". Medium to thick walls. Sweet, mild flesh starts as dark green and maturing to bright cherry-red, early producer. Ideal for home gardener.

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Peppers: Ozark Giant

What a pepper! This variety produces huge, long bell peppers that have delicious, thick flesh. They start out green and turn bright red. Very productive plants and great flavor will make this old Ozark variety a favorite.

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Peppers: Pepper, Sweet

Sweet Peppers come in red, yellow, orange, brown, and purple. Green Peppers are simply unripe fruits and are much inferior in flavor. Sweet peppers can be eaten raw or cooked, but they are most rich in flavor when grilled and peeled. Pepper can be used to raw in salad or service with an assortment of raw vegetables. Roasted peppers go very well with garlic, basil, and olive oil.

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Peppers: Purple Beauty

This bell pepper grows on compact plants which produce a good yield of blocky, deep-purple peppers. Their mild, sweet flavor and unique color make them a perfect addition to a salad. The peppers turn green when cooked.

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Peppers: Quadrato D'Asti Giallo

The giant yellow Quadrato bell pepper. The huge fruit are a favorite here. The largest variety we have grown, beautiful and blocky, with very thick walls; the flavor is outstanding--sweet and rich! This Italian variety gives very heavy yields; one of the best varieties for marketing. This superb pepper is a real winner!

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Peppers: Quadrato D'Asti Rosso

Very thick, brilliant red flesh; the fruit are huge with delicious rich-sweet taste. Excellent for frying, salads or stuffing; one of the largest red bells, beautiful and blocky. The perfect pepper for home and market growers; produces large yields. Very popular with many fine markets in Italy. Superb!

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Peppers: Rainbow Bell Mix

Watch the rainbow of sweet peppers change color through the season! Cal Wonder (green to red), Diamond (green to white to pale yellow), Golden Cal Wonder (green to yellow), Orange Sun (green to orange), Purple Beauty (green to purple), and Sweet Chocolate (green to dark brown). Packet contains an equal amount of each variety of seed, but the seeds in this mix are NOT color coded.

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Peppers: Sweet Chinese Giant

Large nearly square bell fruits, 6"x4". Medium to thick walls. Sweet, mild flesh starts as dark green and maturing to bright cherry-red, early producer. Ideal for home gardener.

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Peppers: Sweet Chocolate

This rare, early bell pepper ripens from glossy green to dark-brown chocolate. Its mild taste and unusual color are a great addition to salads or stir fries. The fruit has blunt ends, thick flesh, and is medium in size.

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Peppers: Sweet Red Stuffing

The brilliant red-colored version of our heirloom stuffing peppers which were given to us by an Amish grower. The seed was passed down from her Grandmother. Very productive plants, produce tiny bell-shaped peppers about 1”-2” across.

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Peppers: Sweet Yellow Stuffing

This amazing little pepper comes to us from an Amish grower of Indiana. The seed was passed down to her from her grandmother, whom she fondly remembers growing these peppers in the 1950s in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The very productive plants produce the cutest little mini bell-shaped peppers, only 1-2 inches across! Ester uses these to make wonderful stuffed and pickled peppers!

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Peppers: World Beater (Ruby Giant)

Developed from a cross combining the size and production of 'Chinese Giant' with the shape and color of 'Ruby King'. Tall plants produce very large, blocky, non-tapering fruits averaging 3- 1/2" x 4". Fruit is thick-fleshed, and very sweet after turning from green to red. Introduced before 1912.

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Peppers: Yellow Belle

Mostly four-lobed, 2½ × 3 in., thick flesh, borne erect on the plant. Heavy foliage, compact growth, and very attractive. In Southern areas fully ripe peppers may develop fungus in the seed cavity during hot weather. A first-class salad pepper, very reliable and heavily productive.