Sweet California Wonder Orange Bell Pepper

California Wonder Orange is delicious raw, stuffed & baked, stir-fried or grilled. Peppers start out green, then ripen to orange with sweeter flavor and higher vitamin content; use in either stage. Freezes well.

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost when air temperature is at least 70° F and soil temperature is at least 65° F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost. In USDA zones 9 & 10, can also sow in midsummer for fall crop.

Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green or left on the vine to mature to bright red and very sweet.

Artist: Estelle DeRidder