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King of the North Pepper Art Pack Seeds
King of the North Pepper Art Pack Seeds
King of the North Pepper Art Pack Seeds
King of the North Pepper Art Pack Seeds
Hudson Valley Seed Company

King of the North Pepper Art Pack Seeds

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So reliable and sweet, it deserves a crown.

After finding this New York heirloom featured on the cover of a 1934 Harris’ Seeds Catalog, Hudson Vallley Seed Co was intrigued. Here is what they had to say about it. "Outstanding 1934 Introduction. Extremely Large, Early and Very Prolific. We put it mildly when we say that those who tested this new pepper last year were extremely pleased with it. The immense size, earliness and heavy yield make King of the North a variety that will give enormous yields of fine fruit even here in the North. The plants are medium size, branching and literally covered with fruit. The flesh is thick, mild and sweet." Was this pepper still deserving of a crown after all these years? In order to find out, Hudson Valley Seed Co trialed it on their home farm- only to discover some of the famed regional adaptations had faded. After careful selection work, they are proud to say that this pepper is once again King of the North(ern growing conditions) with fast-maturing fruits that ripen to royal red even in short seasons. Grow these sweet bells in your own garden to see why they reign supreme! 

This product was grown and processed on our own certified organic farm, Four Fold Farm, in the Hudson Valley of New York State.

Days to Germination 10 to 14 days
Days to Maturity 65 days from transplant
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 inches
Height at Maturity 24 inches
Sun Preference Full Sun


Art Packs 

Hudson Valley Seed Co. Art Packs unite practical aspirations in the garden with the universal human desire for beauty, meaning, and joy. Each year, they release a call for art seeking artists to interpret the varieties in their collection, and hundreds of artists apply from across the United States. But there’s a lot more to an Art Pack than the beautiful exterior. Open it up, and a whole seedy world unfolds.

Meet the Makers

Hudson Valley Seed Co is the best source for heirloom and open-pollinated garden seeds and beautiful garden-themed contemporary art. They are a values-driven seed company that practices and celebrates responsible seed production and stewardship. They have our own certified organic farm in upstate New York where they produce much of what they sell. 

The folks at Hudson Valley Seed Company are both farmers and storytellers who are committed to growing organically, sourcing locally and sustainably, and preserving crop diversity by selecting unique, rare, and hard-to-find varieties. Every seed in their catalog is open pollinated, many are heirloom and organic, and they are never GMO.  They believe that a seed is more than meets the eye: it is a time capsule telling tales of the plants, crops, and people that came before us, and they work with a range of artists as diverse as their seeds to pass those stories down to present and future gardeners.