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Peppers: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy

Peppers Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy Content reviewed and revised by LINDA J. HARRIS , Food Safety and Applied Microbiology Specialist, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis.

Easy Gardening

•Long Red Cayenne •TAMMildJalapeño Site selection Peppers grow in all type sofsoilsbut do best in heavier, well-drained soils. Plant them in areas that receive at least 6 hours of sunlight each day.


Peppers 1 Peppers Peppers were domesticated in Mexico. As early as 6,000 years ago, red peppers were used in tropical South America as a spice to disguise the taste of bland or unpalatable food.

Chile Pepper Production in California

Many chile peppers are harvested green, before the development of the mature color. However, some chile types, such as paprika and Anaheim, are

Peppers - From Sweet to Fiery

Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems University of California, Santa Cruz Orin Martin, manager of the Center's Alan Chadwick Garden, offers cultivation tips and a look at some of the many pepper varieties available for the home garden and field. he pepper, genus Capsicum, is one of ...


201 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide Peppers Peppers Culture Peppers are a warm-season crop, being sensitive to cold weather. Transplants normally are set in the field after the danger of frost.


Peppers grow well on raised beds covered with black or silver plastic mulch. Providing the plants with drip irrigation ensures optimum plant growth and yields and allows growers to apply injection-based fertilizer during the growing season.

Evaluation of Harris Seed Pepper Varieties in High Tunnels, 2010

Colored peppers grown in high tunnels will have much lower cull rates than field grown peppers due to less bacterial rot, sunscald and European Corn Borer damage.

IPM* Series: Peppers

1 Educating People To Help Themselves Home & Garden Mimeo # HG 57 (9/02) IPM* Series: Peppers Local Governments - U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating The University of Maryland is equal opportunity.