Pepper seeds are the oval shaped seeds found in ripe pepper fruits. Pepper seeds are used for the cultivation and growing of Pepper plants. Without the use of pepper seeds, pepper farming cannot be done.

The planting of the pepper seeds leads to the growing of Pepper plants which eventually leads to the harvesting of matured Peppers.

Pepper seeds can be grown outdoor; this is the most popular way of growing pepper seeds. To grow pepper seeds outdoor, you need to use find a warm location with shade to bury the pepper seeds in the soil or any suitable growing medium. Pepper seeds will not germinate in places that are too cold.

Pepper seeds can also be grown indoors. In this case, you may need to have growing light which will mimic sunlight. Nursery trays and a growing medium are needed to grow pepper seeds indoor.

Types of Pepper Seed Varieties

The following are the types of Pepper seed varieties:

Sweet Pepper Seed Variety

Sweet pepper is also called bell pepper. There are different varieties of sweet pepper seeds. Some sweet pepper produce green colour pepper, soe also produce red big pepper. There are sweet pepper varieties that produce yellow big pepper.

Sweet peppers are usually used to garnish foods like salads and rice.

An example of sweet pepper seed variety is Admiral F1.

Hot Pepper Seed Variety

Hot peppers are used to make different kinds of soups and foods. Hot peppers are usually hot but very tasty.

Habanero Pepper Seed Variety

Habanero pepper is called atarodo in Nigeria. It is the most consumed type of pepper in Nigeria. It is mostly used to prepare various kinds of soups and foods in Nigeria.

An example of sweet pepper seed variety is Super Habanero F1.

Heirloom Pepper

A heirloom Pepper variety is an open pollinated pepper variety usually grown in a particular country. Heirloom pepper varieties do not yield well like hybrid pepper varieties. They are also more susceptible to diseases and pests than hybrid pepper seed varieties.

Hybrid Pepper Seeds

Hybrid pepper seeds are produced by breeding two or more pepper varieties. They are bred to produce high yields and resist a lot of pests and diseases. Hybrid pepper seeds in Nigeria usually have higher yields than open pollinated pepper seeds.

Hybrid pepper seeds need more inputs like fertilizers, pesticides and water than open pollinated pepper seeds.

Some of the best hybrid pepper seeds in Nigeria include Mekon F1, Avenir F1, Super Habanero F1 and Commandant F1 etc.

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