Is it possible to breed an early, blocky pepper with good flavour that is adapted to organic systems in southern Ontario?
Farmer: Annie Richard and Kathy Rothermel, Greta Kryger, Rebecca Ivanoff,
Farm: Kitchen Table Seed House, Greta's Organic Gardens,
Publish Date: February 6, 2018
Article Type: Research Project
Research Priorities: Seed Production, Selection & Breeding
- Growers made progress towards stabilizing the lines of red and yellow peppers.
- A red pepper from this developing line won a blind taste test and was generally rated with great flavour.
- Measurements confirmed blocky-ness.
- Growers will formalize the stabilization and aim to send the variety to market in 2020.