If you've ever had a plate of green shishitos, prepared to perfection, salty and perfectly spicy and softened by a brief sauté, you've undoubtedly thought about growing your own. And why not? Finding the peppers in stores is difficult; growing your own is straightforward, inexpensive, and allows you to binge each summer on a very special treat. 25 seeds
- Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost in very warm spot (80 degrees is ideal).
- Keep seedlings in a well-ventilated area at 70+ degrees and do not over water.
- Transplant outdoors into rich soil after threat of frost has passed.
- Harvest peppers before they start to turn red.