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Mild Live Plant Seedlings

Shishito Pepper Plant Seedlings

Shishito Pepper Plant Seedlings

24 total reviews

Regular price $ 11.99
Regular price $ 19.99 Sale price $ 11.99
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Shishito Peppers are a staple in Japanese cuisine and are now becoming very popular in the U.S. You can get your hands on these pepper seedlings and grow them into 3 ft. tall plants that produce high yields of these 3-4" thin-walled pods. Shishito peppers have very wrinkly skin, thin walls, and an elongated shape, maturing from green to red, with a sweeter taste when it ripens to red. What's interesting about these mild peppers is that they have a Russian Roulette tendency where only one out of every 10-20 peppers will shockingly surprise you with incredible heat! Enjoy sweet, citrusy, and smoky flavors that get enhanced by grilling or sauteing. For a delicious treat, sauté these in olive oil until they begin to blister, sprinkle with sea salt and enjoy! The Shishito chile is the pinnacle of appetizers and is often a popular starter in restaurants.

These Shishito Pepper Seedlings were carefully grown from seed in our greenhouse and are guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy.

  • Seedling Size: 4-6"
  • Species: Capsicum Annuum
  • Heat Level: 2,500+ SHUs
  • Type: Sweet
  • Origin: Japan

Shipping Note: Live plant orders will be shipped within 2 weeks after ordering, weather permitting. If you would like your plants to be shipped on a certain day, please indicate that in your order notes upon checkout.

We cannot ship live plants to Texas and New Jersey due to the Department of Agriculture forbidding invasive species to come into their state by mail.

Want more Live Pepper Plants? Try adding our Sweet Pepper Plants and Mild Pepper Plants today!

Looking for pepper seeds instead? Grow peppers from scratch with Shishito Pepper Seeds!


  • Heat Level:
  • Plant size: 4-6 Inches
  • Origin: Japan
  • Species: Annuum
  • SHU: 2,500+

Shipping Notice

Please allow up to 2 weeks to process live plant orders before shipping. If you would like any adjustments to your ship date, please indicate your needs in order notes upon checkout.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 24 reviews
Darryl Chapman

Customer service is fantastic, great packaging and arrived on time.

Beth Swald-Nagashima
Great Shishito Peppers

Healthy shishito plants that produce many peppers!

Sergio Villanueva

Our seedlings are making progress and we are excited to see when they flower. Winter is coming, so we are working hard to give them as much sun. Can't wait to get our first batch of peppers! This seedling has been the most progressive out of all seedlings that we have purchased with Pepper Joe's. I definitely recommend seeds to start off.