|The cultivar, 'Sofia' is smooth and uniform, 8 inch peppers with thick flesh and great taste. Hybrid between a Bulgarian and Macedonian variety. Mature in 68 days.
C. annuum seeds should be started indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Sow the seeds in sandy soil and give them warmth; night time temperatures should be above 62F. Transplant 12-16 inches apart. Likes a fertilizer treatment once a month. To keep compact, pinch leaves on young plants. Full sun produces best growth and fruiting results.