Mercer Hybrid Pepper
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72-78 days. Excellent disease resistance & a great choice for fresh markets and processing! Extra-large, attractive, blocky bells grow up to 4 1/2" by 4" and mature from dark green to a brilliant, ruby red. Mid-early maturing variety produces firm, 6 1/2 oz. fruits that have excellent quality. Widely adaptable, it's especially well-suited for the North Eastern U.S. growing regions. Plants are vigorous, sturdy, provide good leaf cover and produce high yeilds. Highly resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Bacterial Spot Races 0-3, 7, 8 with intermediate resistance to Phytophthora Root Rot.