Whisk the soy sauce, oil, sesame seeds, grapefruit zest, shishito peppers, and green onions together. Check out this easy & delicious Shishito Recipe » All of our seeds are GMO-free. Excellent for Stir-Fry, Grilling, or like us cut rings in a Tossed Green Salad. The fruits grow up to3-4" long. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 14 days. Purchase shishito pepper seeds from a reputable nursery, or harvest your own seeds from a store bought shishito pepper. Shishito peppers start off green and mature to red, although they are commonly harvested when they're still green. Colored peppers generally require 2 – 4 weeks longer. Seed Link : Shishito Pepper Seeds Shishito seeds, like many hot pepper seeds, can take a bit longer to germinate. Harvest. TALL* vegetable plants require more growing space and best results are achieved when no more than 3 Seed Pods are planted in either a 7-, 9- or 12-pod garden. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. We discovered Shishito pepper seeds from a Japanese gardener. Keep the seeds in a warm place, such as the top of your refrigerator – this will help them germinate faster. A fantastic sweet pepper from Asia. Plant has a spreading habit and produces prolifically. And that includes Shishito peppers as well. They may be the perfect bite-sized pepper for blistering under the broiler and serving with a sauce. Shishito peppers are packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and they have a very low heat level. The 60cm (24”) tall plants produced buckets of slender, mild peppers in our field trials. Good for garden, greenhouse, and open field growing. Peppers can be harvested and eaten at either unripe (green) or ripe (colored) stage. The Shishito Pepper Seed Pod Kit includes 3 Seed Pods of Shishito Peppers, & 10 Spacers. Almost all peppers have the same requirements for successful growth. Shishito peppers are trending, turning up in gourmet menus across North America. Sweeter when left to ripen to a bright red. Cut the ahi into 1/2″ cubes, add the dressing, and marinate for 1 hour in the fridge. Your pepper seeds should last for about 3 years. Harvest first peppers promptly to stimulate further fruit production. Harvest peppers when they are full size. Heirloom vegetable gardeners will find harvesting pepper seeds simple. How To Save Pepper Seeds After Harvesting. After harvesting, keep your seed containers in a cool, dark place. Once seedlings have sprouted, move them to a sunny spot. This Listing is for 25 Select Heirloom Shishito Pepper Seeds. Again, you can use small envelopes like seed envelopes (Amazon link) to hold your seeds. Very prolific and ideal for container growing Store peppers at 50° - 54°F and 95% percent relative humidity. Pepper seeds strip from the fruit easily and carry little of the pulp that makes storing some seeds messy and tricky. 50 to 100 SHU. 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