Sweet Banana Pepper
This pepper won All America Selections recognition in 1941 and has been a garden favorite ever since.

Sweet Banana Pepper

  • Light: Full sun
  • Fruit size: 6 inches by 1.5 inches
  • Matures: 75 days
  • Plant spacing: 18 to 24 inches

Named for its banana-like shape, this variety bears sweet, mild banana peppers that mature from yellow, to orange, and then to crimson red. Plants fruit prolifically, easily producing up to 25 to 30 pods per plant. Banana peppers are great for frying and pickling, and are an excellent choice for making pepper rings for sandwiches. Great for containers.

Bonnie Plants grows select varieties organically in a limited number of regions. Find a store in your area that carries Bonnie Organics.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.

Sweet Banana Pepper is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our plant has produced over 70 peppers & 6 feet Brought 2 months ago & has grown to 6feet so far & still growing,. Produced over 70 peppers and 20 about ready & more starting to grow.
Date published: 2017-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enormous and mul This plant is thriving and I already have at least 10 large peppers almost reads for harvest and 5-10 more still maturing
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought two of these last year, and I barely kept up, they were so productive! Fruits were big thick and delicious! As second year plants they are doing even better than before. It has more peppers that have even thicker walls and are getting a lot bigger than last year. They taste great pickled, cooked and raw. I even dried some out for a seasoning powder, and I use it on everything!! My toddler loves snacking on them. Prettiest pepper in my garden. I love the crimson color, and some of mine even have streaks of purple.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Can't go wrong: Initially thought deep yellow was mature (& they were good) but the orange & crimson are delicious, great yield bonus.
Date published: 2016-03-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Reliable: reliable pepper with loads of fruit for such a small plant. If you don't have success with peppers try this one.
Date published: 2016-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wife and I got our pepper plant in late summer here in Azle Texas, didn't yield much till about 2 weeks ago when it got cool, and we are full of peppers.
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We love our sweet banana pepper plant. It was a good decision to buy only one. We are still picking peppers every other week and making 5 pints canned pepper rings each time. We must have 30 something pints and they are so good, we eat them on just about everything. Thank you. I looked up saving the seeds but then noticed it's a hybrid. Darn.
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My 10 year old son, got a free plant from State Fair, Cal Expo. His plant is in great shape, it only yielded 2 peppers. Taste great.
Date published: 2015-08-23
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