Transition Farm Organic/Byo-dynamic Seeds - Capsicum ‘Pimiento Padron’
Famous Spanish heirloom. Named after the town where they originated. Harvest Padron peppers when they are 2-3cm long. About 1 out of 20 fruits will be hot, and the rest mild. All the fruits become hot if allowed to grow 4-7cm long. Typically sautéed in olive oil with a little sea salt and eaten as tapas (appetizers) in Spain.
SEED COUNT: 25 approx.
ABOUT TRANSITION FARM
Seed produced organically/bio-dynamically is better suited to organic/bio-dynamic growing conditions.
We are breeding our seed for flavour, resilience in a low input growing condition and acclimation to our Southern Hemisphere, southern Victorian latitude and climate.
Conventional seed production is one of the most chemically intensive types of agriculture.
Bio-dynamic seed crops are grown in living soil within a diverse thriving ecosystem.
From the time the seed sends out its first roots, it is encouraged to access minerals and nutrients using feeder roots and to form complex symbiotic relationships. It is nurtured throughout its life by focusing on the health of the whole ecosystem to maintain the balance within the individual plant. By using photosynthesis to accesses nutrients and build cells, the full nature of the plant’s expression has been guided by sunlight.
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