Purple Beauty Pepper
This absolutely stunning purple bell pepper has a tender, crisp texture and low-key, sweet flavor. The large, four-lobed, thick-walled fruits remain purple for some time before ripening to a radiant purple-red and are borne on sturdy, compact plants.
- Mild sweet flavor
- Sweet pepper
- Holds purple color well
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
This pepper is: SWEET
Bell peppers are sweetest when they mature to a full color, but the crunchy green flesh is a great addition to many savory dishes. You can stuff peppers with quinoa, rice, or a mixture of cheese and beans and bake or cook rings of pepper in a skillet with a fresh egg inside.
Roast your red peppers over a burner or under a broiler, then peel and puree with hummus or slice and add to grilled eggplant and mozzarella sandwiches with fresh basil.
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.
- Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
- Germination: 14 Days
- Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
- Light: Full Sun
Ratings & Reviews
Early color in the garden!
by AMY S.
Love these peppers!! They turn to the deep purple before they even finish filling out. I grew a variety of colored peppers this year (oranges, yellows, chocolates, reds, purple) and this is my favorite specifically because it turns from green to the purple so early in the game - waaaay before my oranges/yellows/reds did. The taste is wonderful - a little “sweeter” than the normal green bell pepper. I am a huge fan of these and will grow more than 3 plants next year. I highly recommend! (Zone 7b, piedmont NC area)
Here to order again--love these peppers. We ordered these last year and grew from seed. They grew easily all summer with a great yield, all the way to the fall, and ours were disease free. The taste is great too, used as a green pepper. Something fun about these is they are so easy to notice and keep track of as they are growing, compared to green peppers.
What a surprise!! Had a random, seed exchange with an acquaintance in the fall during quarantine… and now these beauties are in the garden so big and lush in June zone 7ba gardener’s delight.