'Golden Cal Wonder' brightens up any dish using sweet peppers—stuffed, stir-fried, or grilled. Peppers start out green, then ripen to sunburst yellow with a blush of orange. Freezes well.
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Days to Maturity: 65–75 days from transplanting
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual
Plant Dimensions: 22″–30″ tall and wide
Variety Information: 5″ long, 4″ wide, thick walls. Peppers start out green then turn to yellow with an orange blush when mature. Excellent variety for short season climates.
When to Sow Outside: For Mild Climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: May be sown in late summer for fall/winter crop.
Days to Emerge: 10–25 days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: Start indoors
Row Spacing: 24″–36″
Thinning: Start indoors, plant seedlings 18″–24″ apart outside
Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green or left on the vine to mature to bright orange and very sweet.
This packet yields approximately 16 plants when started indoors. 20 seeds in packet.