The Q&A Archives: Growing Hungarian Wax Peppers in Northern CA

Question: Is it possible to grow Hungarian wax peppers in Northern California? Where can you buy the seeds; what kind of soil is needed? Ellen Webster Petaluma, CA

Answer: Yes it is possible to grow Hungarian hot wax peppers in Northern California. Preheat the soil with black plastic mulch, plant the 6 week old transplants into the plastic and cover the row with a floating row cover such as Reemay until warmer weather sets in. When temperatures are above 80F, remove the Reemay and enjoy the peppers. Seed is available through, Stokes Seed Co. P.O. Box 548 Buffalo, NY 14240 716-695-6980

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