- 80% Germination rate
- Sweet Bell Pepper Purple Star Seeds
- SHU: 0
- 10 Seeds per pack
- Seeds by Pepper Juan
These fancy-looking peppers belong to the sweet variety and are a great addition to salads and dip trays. Purple stars are perfect companions of carrots, onions, parsnip, pea and basil, making a nutritious
They are grown in full-sun areas as these crops love the warmth of the sun. Originally indigenous to the tropical regions of America, they were spread by the Spaniards and Portuguese and have since been widely cultivated since then.
Purple stars are consumed raw or are cooked in a variety of different methods like baking, stir-frying, roasting, grilling, etc. It should be noted, however, that these lose some of their colours when heated and turn dishes into pale grey or blue. The pepper contains a considerable amount of antioxidants, as evidenced in its deep purple colour. Vitamin A, B6, and C, manganese, potassium, folate, fibre and anthocyanins are just some of these antioxidants that are known to boost overall health.
It’s super easy to grow pepper from seeds and you can learn how to do it properly by following our simple instructions here. And don't forget to try the Paper Tissue Method to check the viability of your seeds here.