Hardiness: Tender perennial in USDA zones 10–11; although, most commonly grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: 8″–12″ tall
Variety Information: 1½” flowers in colors of rich ruby red, burgundy wine, raspberry orchid, grape lilac, cherry candy red, and a vibrant hot pink.
Exposure: Part shade
Bloom Period: Spring to frost
Attributes: Deer Resistant
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 72°–75°F.
Days to Emerge: 7–20 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 2–3 seeds every 8″ – 12″
Midnight Dream Pepper Seeds
Growing these dark-colored peppers are such a dream. Its glistening black colors will look gorgeous in your garden, and this pepper plant will be the talk of the show! The Midnight Dream peppers are rumored to be one of, if not the most, darkest colored peppers out there.
Home gardeners will enjoy growing the Midnight Dream pepper plant as it is prolific, easy to grow, and produces good yields of delicious ebony-black peppers. The 4-lobed peppers with crispy thick flesh will ripen from green, brown, to finally ebony-black. Not only is their appearance gorgeous, but it is also aesthetically beautiful to plate dishes as its purple-red colored flesh will look alluring against other types of food! These are great for salads, stuffing, cooking, and gourmet dishes.
Species: Capsicum Annuum
Heat Level: 0 SHUs
Days to Harvest: 60+ Days
# of Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds
Want to grow more delicious, sweet-tasting peppers? Expand your growing list by looking into our list of sweet and bell peppers seeds! We also grow sweet pepper plants for those who want a head start in growing peppers.