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Melrose Hot Pepper Seeds

Melrose Hot Pepper Seeds

Plant size: 3 ft. Pod size: 4-6" Origin: USA Species: Annuum SHU: 0-100
Regular price $ 2.99
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6 total reviews



Growing around four to six inches, the sweet, rich, flavorful Melrose Pepper is a great addition to your delicious meals. A family that emigrated from Italy brought with them their Melrose pepper seeds, grew their roots in Suburban Chicago (Melrose Park), and the rest is history! Although they have mild to no heat, they are a versatile pepper in the kitchen with a ton of culinary options! Their sweetness and tender thin skins make it a great pepper to eat fresh, roast, fry, and stuff.  You can even pair them with rice dishes and cook them into tomato sauces! These peppers turn from green to crimson red when mature. The flavor becomes more intense when they ripen for a longer period. 

Species: Capsicum Annuum 

Heat Level: 0-100 Scoville Heat Units  

Type: Sweet

OriginChicago, Illinois, USA 

Days to Harvest: 65-90 days


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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Maria Terran

Melrose Hot Pepper Seeds

Denis Derylo

I grew up in Melrose Park Ill.. Over 40 years ago I moved to Colorado and could not find Melrose peppers anywhere. Last year I was able to procure one plant at the yearly FROG plant sale. I am anxciously awaiting next fall to fry the Melrose peppers, and have a sausage and pepper sandwich as well as a pepper and egg sand..Thank you for the seeds.

Robert Poggi
Melrose peppers

I look forward to growing these peppers. I was born in Chicago. I was raised in California but would go back every year to family and friends and eat these great peppers. Being Italian , those were great memories I want to recover.

Rod Busse
Fast shipping

Fast shipping and rcvd exactly what I ordered, very reliable

Melrose Peppers

One of our family favorites. We use the Melrose in a variety of dishes and salads. We ordered the seeds from Pepper Joe and the seedlings are sprouting . Every seed we used has started to come up. Very happy with my purchase and will be back for more!