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Merlot Sweet Pepper Plant

Your price: $6.26
  • - Spacing: 16 inches
  • - Days to Harvest: 65
  • - Gourmet pepper with crisp, thick walls and very sweet flavor.
  • - Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Merlot Sweet Pepper Plant
Plant Features

Merlot is a gourmet sweet pepper due to its unusual color, thick crunchy walls and remarkably sweet flavor. This beauty starts off green, then turns white before finally turning to a Merlot purple color once its fully mature. This highly productive plant also offers excellent disease resistance.

Our Merlot Sweet Pepper Plants are grown with a commitment to natural methods, ensuring they're healthy and robust. Guaranteed to arrive alive and thriving!

Companion Planting: Sweet Pepper, Okra

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 8+ hours
Watering Needs Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties Well-drained
Fertilizer When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
When to harvest When the fruits reach the desired size
Production Time Multiply Pickings
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Green
Features Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden
Plant Used for Food Production
Disease Resistance Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS) Races 1-3, Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)
Plant Type Hybrid

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Beautiful plant, ready for planting! Will definitely continue to buy my plants from GrowJoy...

From Courtney | June 21, 2022

Love the taste

Zero bitterness with these peppers.

From Judy | May 03, 2020

Healthy plant

This pepper plant arrived about 4 inches big, healthy plant with no problem with leaves, roots or stalk.

From Amanda | April 15, 2020

Merlot Sweet Pepper

Plant came nicely packaged and was very healthy. Transplanted well and seems to be thriving. Looking forward to our first harvest!

From Laura | May 23, 2019

Very nice Merlot Sweet Pepper plant

Neatly packed and healthy.

From Margaret | June 02, 2016

so sweet flavor

Merlot is my favorite pepper

From lynne | June 06, 2015

Merlot Sweet Pepper Plant

Looks great!!

From Kathryn | April 22, 2015

Received order

Received my order today and the pepper plants are in very good shape Thank you

From torrey | March 31, 2015

Awesome Merlot Sweet Pepper plants

Beautiful Merlot Pepper plants.

From sarah | April 25, 2014

merlot sweet pepper plant

beyond stoked.. this came within 3 days of ordering in a very secure packing box with another plant.. both had no harm done what so ever! and the plants were to my surprise around 12 inches tall & in good shape.. def will order again!

From anonymous | July 10, 2013

great pepper

The Merlot Sweet Pepper plant is very sweet and great for cooking or raw in salads.

From lynne | May 10, 2013

hearty seedling

We've had this variety in the soil for about a month and they are doing very well with numerous blooms and tiny set fruit. We will update once this get a little farther along.

From Patrick | April 15, 2013

purple pepper

It had a pepper growing within days of planting it in my garden.

From Ann | July 12, 2012