December 17, 2016
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the best pepper to overwinter that will still fruit even in the cold weather that can almost survive a frost.
In this episode, John gives you an update of his summer garden and is pulling out all his pepper plants. You will learn which pepper plants John will be digging up from his raised beds and potting up to overwinter in his unheated greenhouse.
You will learn about the Manzano Pepper (Capsicum pubescens) that is one of the most cold tolerant but not frost tolerant pepper plants that prefers cooler temperatures and likes to fruit when its cooler outside.
You will discover how this plant is still flowering and producing fruits despite days in the 50s and 60s and nights in the high 30s to 40s.
You will learn how John transplants his pepper plants from a raised bed into a 5 gallon pot with his tips to ensure you have a greater level of success digging up and overwintering your plants.
After watching this episode, you will learn about one of the most cold tolerant pepper plants that you can grow in an unheated greenhouse in zone 9 and potentially others.