If you like your peppers big and bountiful, the Big Bertha bell pepper is the one for you! Because they contain 0 SHUs, they will make a poor choice for a spicy hot sauce, but they are a great option for many culinary uses! The Big Bertha pepper plant produces 7 to 12-inch, thick-walled peppers that ripens from green to red. This pepper will be one of the largest elongated peppers you’ll grow, which is perfect to make giant stuffed peppers. No, our mouths aren’t watering or anything…
The Big Bertha sweet peppers are crisp, crunchy, and extremely flavorful, and they don’t produce many seeds which makes them excellent for slicing. Use Big Bertha green peppers to eat raw, as tasty stuffed peppers, to use on salads and sandwiches, or to cook and roast.
The Big Bertha plant is a large plant with heavy stems that produces huge peppers, so make sure to support it with stakes. This will especially be helpful to do during harsh winds or rain.
Species: Capsicum Annuum
Heat Level: 0 SHUs
Days to Harvest: 60+ Days
# of Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds
Want to grow more delicious, sweet-tasting peppers? Expand your growing list by looking into our list of sweet and bell peppers seeds! We also grow sweet pepper plants for those who want a head start in growing peppers.