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
• Family: Solanaceae
• Native: Americas
• 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.