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Neapolitan Pepper
Neapolitan Pepper
Neapolitan Pepper
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Neapolitan Pepper Certified Naturally Grown Seed

65 days — Very early, sweet and mild pepper with three lobed fruits, measuring four inches by two inches that grow upright.

'Neopolitan' makes a beautiful show of changing colors.  Starting with a light yellowish-green hue it changes to a darker lime green then to burnt-orange and finishing in a brilliant red. Very beautiful with all the different shades and colors on the plant at the same time.

Plants are strong, vigorous and continue to bear until frost. Production is very heavy with a single plant providing up to thirty to forty mature fruit at a time.  This is a Dunton family favorite that we use fresh, frozen, pickled and jellied.

click for recipe for Mike's mother's "Red Pepper Jelly" recipe.

We do not know a lot about 'Neapolitan' pepper's history other than it was submitted to the USDA's seed storage facility back in 1962 by the short-lived and now long gone, SRS Seed Company.[1]  Our original seed source was USDA GRIN Accession Number NSL 20165.  Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 30 seeds.

  1. SRS Seed Company (Seed Research Specialists Seed) was founded in 1958 with the merger of five smaller, family-owned, California based seed companies. It was subsequently sold in 1965 with the new owners changing the name to Niagara Seeds.
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Very sweet
These peppers remind me of 'Gypsy' pepper, in taste, color, and size. They are extremely sweet, even when green. The rainbow of colors is beautiful. I love them raw, but also use them in any recipe that calls for bell peppers. Just use two 'Neapolitan' peppers for every one bell pepper in the recipe. The plant is a prolific producer--the single Neapolitan plant I have produces almost as many peppers as the other 3 plants combined. They do seem to be a little more prone to sunburn than the other varieties I have, but other than that, they are perfect!
Reviewed by: Amber Schooley from Pomona, CA. on 8/16/2015
Prolific Producer
I started these seeds indoors and germination was great. I put out about 6 of these plants in 2013 and picked peppers continually. These plants produced beautiful peppers and looked lovely because of all the different colors on the plant. I harvested some of the light green ones for pickling whole and the rest I let turn various shades of orange and red. I chopped these up and froze to use all winter and am very please with the results. I just grab a bag and toss in my cooking. These were heavy producers all season and will grow again.
Reviewed by: rosemary kelley from Southern Illinois. on 1/3/2014
Sweet Indeed
I Planted sowed about 30 seeds and culled out all but 14 and transplanted them into the garden. Once they started to come in, we were deep in them very vigorous strong and prolific plants. These peppers are my favorite raw eating pepper, mild and very sweet. Every time I went to the garden the first thing I would do is pick one and eat it. They start out green, turn yellow, then orange and finally red. Good at any stage but best when red, fantastic in salads and cooking. I guess I would call these baby sweet peppers. Although my wife calls them jumbo banana peppers. She canned a large amount of them so she can call them whatever she likes, I'll just smile and enjoy them this winter :) Thanks Victory - Highly Recommended! Neapolitan Pepper is now a mainstay in my garden.
Reviewed by: Jeff Mills from Southern IL. on 11/18/2013
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