15 best greenhouse peppers

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Among vegetables, peppers take pride of place and are loved by many. They are tasty and healthy (rich in vitamin C). They also contain capsaicin (an alkaloid). By its concentration, sweet and hot (bitter) varieties of pepper are distinguished. Most of them feel great in a greenhouse and please with high yields.

But if such a cultivation option is chosen, then in order to preserve all the varietal merits of the pepper, it is important to strictly observe agrotechnical techniques. Our experts have researched and ranked the best sweet and hot pepper varieties suitable for greenhouse cultivation. Breeders have worked hard to improve their characteristics.

Rating of the best varieties of pepper for greenhouses

Nomination a place grade peppers rating
The best sweet peppers for greenhouses 1 Atlant 5.0
2 Orange wonder 4.9
3 Cardinal 4.8
4 Apricot Favorite 4.7
5 Agapovsky 4.6
6 Big daddy 4.5
7 Cockatoo 4.4
8 Denis 4.3
9 Gemini 4.2
10 Caliph 4.1
The best varieties of hot peppers for greenhouses 1 Double abundance 5.0
2 Indian elephant 4.9
3 Hungarian yellow 4.8
4 Filius blue 4.7
5 Small miracle 4.6

The best sweet peppers for greenhouses

Greenhouse-grown bell peppers can be harvested even in cold climates. Peppers are very sensitive to lack of moisture. The best option is to often water the plant in small portions. In order for the peppers to grow well in the greenhouse, it is necessary to properly cultivate the soil and care for the plants.


Rating: 5.0


The first place in the ranking is occupied by a hybrid sweet pepper – Atlant. It ripens early – its growing season lasts 70-75 days. Plant height is usually 80 cm. Low film greenhouses may well accommodate it. The bushes are not spreading and look neat.

Atlanta's fruits are very large, their walls are thick (9-11 mm). The length of the peppers reaches 22 cm. They taste very sweet with juicy pulp. When fully ripe, the peppers turn bright red. Each peppercorn weighs on average about 150 g. In shape, they are elongated, resembling a cone.

Atlanta lovers in the reviews note that the taste of vegetables is excellent. They are juicy and smell great. They are eaten fresh or canned. Our experts included this hybrid in the rating because it brings a lot of crops, is tasty and at the same time is quite resistant to viral diseases of the nightshade.


  • a lot of crops are harvested;
  • compact bush;
  • peppers are tasty, large;
  • good resistance to major diseases.


  • not all summer residents manage to grow large fruits.

Orange wonder

Rating: 4.9


Hybrid Dutch variety – Orange Miracle was in second place in the ranking. It usually takes 95-110 days between seed germination and the onset of technical maturity. The bushes grow compactly, they reach a height of 1 m. If the plant is cultivated under a film cover, it is possible to collect up to 10 kg of peppers from 1 m².

Vegetables have a cuboid shape, they look down. The weight of each peppercorn reaches 200-250g. Their flesh is tender, the wall thickness is 5-8 mm. When fully ripe, the peppers turn bright orange. Up to 8-10 peppercorns ripen on one bush. And on some and 12 pieces. This variety is suitable for fresh consumption or for canning.

Gardeners in the reviews praise the Orange Miracle for the fact that this pepper is very tasty, fragrant and beautiful. This variety deservedly appeared in the rating of the best, since it has high consumer and commercial qualities, and is also resistant to viral diseases of the nightshade. Seedlings take root well after planting.


  • sweet, juicy peppers;
  • early ripening;
  • a large amount of harvest;
  • well canned;
  • not afraid of pests or viral diseases.


  • not all peppers are the same shape.


Rating: 4.8


The third position of the rating is given to the interesting variety Cardinal. This is an ultra early maturing Dutch hybrid. After germination, it takes about 90 days for the first vegetables to ripen. The bush does not grow small – up to 1 m, therefore, for a comfortable growth, it needs a higher greenhouse. The peppers are drooping.

All vegetables are quite large, cuboid, about the same size. Each pepper weighs about 120 g. The top of the vegetable is concave, the part of the stem connecting the fruit with the plant is weakly depressed. The average wall thickness is 5 mm. The surface of the peppers is smooth, glossy. At the time of technical ripeness, the peppers are purple, and over time, ripening finally, they turn red. The cardinal has good taste.

Lovers of the Cardinal praise him in their reviews for the beautiful appearance of the peppers. Our experts have included it in the rating of the best, because it yields consistently and resists plant viruses well. And the exotic color of the fruit, if removed from the bush in time and consumed in the near future, will not leave anyone indifferent.


  • fertility;
  • original purple color;
  • resistance to plant viruses.


  • the transience of color change.

Apricot Favorite

Rating: 4.7


Pepper Apricot favorite, which ripens very early, ranks fourth in the ranking. This plant grows up to 50 cm and looks very compact. The variety is easily grown in greenhouses and outdoors, but does not like constant cloudiness.

The peppers are tapered. They are smooth and shiny. Their wall thickness is 7 mm. Each peppercorn weighs about 150 g. At the time of technical ripeness, the peppers have a light green color, and by the final ripening they turn bright orange. The taste is not too sweet, but also without bitterness. It fits very organically into various dishes.

Gardeners in the reviews note that it is possible to remove 18-20 peppercorns from one bush. The apricot favorite does not require scrupulous care. The variety is ranked among the best for its good disease resistance and high yield. Vegetables smell good, tasty and look beautiful.


  • ripens quickly;
  • high productivity;
  • good taste;
  • practically does not get sick.


  • needs constant lighting.


Rating: 4.6


The fifth in the ranking is the Agapovsky pepper variety. From the moment of disembarkation to the onset of technical maturity, an average of 4 months pass. The height of the bush reaches 60-80 cm, it grows very compact. The stems are covered with rather large green leaves. The location of the peppers on the plant is drooping.

Large, hollow vegetables resemble a prism. They are quite weighty (each weighs 120 g), and their walls are 7 mm thick. Their taste is fresh, sweetish. The peppers are fragrant and juicy. Having reached technical ripeness, Agapovsky becomes dark green, and by the time of biological maturity, its color is transformed into bright red.

Reviews of the Agapovsky variety are mostly positive. But gardeners note that this pepper is slightly affected by rot of the distal end of the fruit, but it is quite resistant to the tobacco mosaic virus. Our experts decided to include the Agapovsky variety in the rating, since the peppers have good taste characteristics and a strong aroma.


  • aromatic, tasty peppers;
  • from 1 m² it is possible to collect up to 10 kg;
  • resistant to many diseases;
  • can be used in different ways.


  • prone to calcium starvation at the distal end of the fetus.

Big daddy

Rating: 4.5


The sixth position of the rating went to the early maturing variety Big Papa. This pepper grows very well in greenhouses. From the moment of disembarkation to technical maturity, 105-120 days pass. Big daddy bushes reach a height of 40-50 cm. There are many large green leaves on the stems. Big Dad's flowers are beautiful blue. Up to 30 peppercorns are formed on one bush.

The color of vegetables can be deep purple or dark cherry, and inside it is white. The peppers are cone-shaped, their average weight is 90-120 g, and the wall thickness is 5-7 mm. There is no bitterness in the taste. Big Daddy is good for fresh consumption, but also good for preservation.

Summer residents praise this variety for its unusual color and high yield. Up to 20 peppercorns can be removed from one bush. Big Daddy deserves to be in the ranking, because he has short and neat bushes, stable yield and good resistance to various diseases.


  • bushes are low, look compact;
  • beautiful bloom;
  • unusual color;
  • pepper taste at altitude;
  • more extremely rarely.


  • after transplantation, it is problematic to take root.


Rating: 4.4


The hybrid variety Kakadu ranked seventh in the ranking. After seed germination and before the onset of technical maturity, on average 110-120 days pass. It is grown in greenhouses from various materials. Cockatoo bushes can grow up to 150 cm in height. They are spreading, covered with a large number of leaves.

The shape of the peppers is elongated, cylindrical. They are drooping, slightly curved. This variety differs from others in fruit length – 25-30 cm. Thick-walled cockatoo (wall thickness – 6-8 mm). Each peppercorn weighs up to half a kilogram. The vegetables are fleshy, juicy, aromatic and very tasty.

Vegetable growers leave positive feedback on the Cockatoo. The size of the peppers and their flavor characteristics are excellent. Our experts ranked this variety because it has large, fleshy fruits. They not only look beautiful, but also amaze with their harmonious taste. Kakadu pepper is equally good in salads and canned.


  • large, juicy fruits;
  • original form;
  • good transportability and maturation of the harvested crop;
  • rarely affected by disease.


  • requires regular watering and feeding;
  • the bush must be tied.


Rating: 4.3


The eighth place in the rating was given to the early ripening hybrid variety Denis. The period from germination to reaching technical ripeness is 80 to 90 days. Denis is grown in greenhouses (film / glass) or on free soil. The height of the bushes of this variety reaches 60-70 cm. If Denis grows in a greenhouse, then 6-7 fruits are removed from one bush.

The peppers are rather big with a rich red color. Each of them weighs 400 g, and the wall thickness is 9 mm. The pulp is juicy, sweet, not bitter and has a rich aroma. Vegetables store well and can wait several months in a cool cellar or refrigerator, gradually ripening.

Lovers of the Denis Variety in the reviews note that they like the high yield and good transportability. Housewives especially love to cook lecho from it. Our experts, putting this variety in the ranking of the best, drew attention to its good resistance to diseases and the taste characteristics of peppers.


  • ripens early;
  • high productivity;
  • juicy and firm peppers;
  • good disease resistance;
  • does not deteriorate for a long time after collection.


  • the more fruits, the smaller they are.


Rating: 4.2


The Dutch hybrid Gemini is ranked ninth. After sowing the seeds and before the onset of technical ripeness, only about 80 days pass. The bushes grow compactly, their height is 60 cm. Their crown is spreading, the leaves are wrinkled, dark green. The ripening of the crop takes place amicably.

Gemini peppers are elongated, cuboid. Their walls are 8 mm thick, inside they are divided into 4 chambers and contain many seeds. At the time of technical maturity, the peppers are green, and when they finally ripen, they have a rich yellow color. Up to 5-7 fruits ripen on each bush. The pulp has a slight bitterness and is covered with a thin skin.

Gardeners in reviews praise this variety for its high resistance to viral diseases. These peppers also tolerate drought well and are not afraid of sudden changes in temperature. The Gemini variety was in the ranking because it is unpretentious in cultivation and has universal use. In addition, it is attractive in appearance and has excellent taste.


  • compactness of bushes;
  • ripens early;
  • appearance;
  • taste characteristics;
  • unpretentious;
  • resistant to major diseases.


  • long-term staining of fruits;
  • fragility of shoots.


Rating: 4.1


The Khalifa sweet pepper variety closes the rating. Japanese breeders worked on it. The bushes look compact. They have many dark green thin leaves. The height of the bushes does not exceed 60–90 cm. After planting, harvesting is possible in 95 days.

The shape of the peppers is cubic. Their color is varied: from milky white to dark red. They are characterized by high juiciness and pulp density. The wall thickness is 7-9 mm, and the flesh itself is covered with thin skin. There is no bitterness in the taste.

In their reviews, gardeners note that this variety brings a lot of harvest. He is loved for the size and weight of the peppers, which can be adapted for any culinary manipulation. Our experts included it in the rating because it has a good presentation and flawless taste.


  • attractive appearance;
  • lack of bitterness in taste;
  • high productivity;
  • good transportability;
  • long-term storage.


  • demanding in terms of care.

The best varieties of hot peppers for greenhouses

Hot peppers also have a large number of varieties (up to 3000). Some of them are successfully grown in greenhouse conditions.

Double abundance

Rating: 5.0


The first place in the ranking is occupied by the Double Abundance variety. It is appreciated for its high yield. It grows equally well both in greenhouse conditions and on free soil. The height of the bush does not exceed 50-80 cm. Up to 12 bushes can be planted on one square meter. This variety ripens early. The yield from one bush per season is up to 40 peppers.

The Double Fertility fruit has a proboscis shape, they are thick-walled and colored bright red. If these peppers are dried, it is possible to keep them for several seasons. By weight, each peppercorn does not exceed 80 g. Double Abundance has a sharp taste. It is eaten fresh or canned.

In the reviews, gardeners note that this pepper fully lives up to its name. He is truly doubly abundant. Our experts have included it in the rating because it is highly resistant to viruses and anthractose, it tolerates high temperatures perfectly. Its fruits are moderately spicy and suit most consumers.


  • large fruits;
  • bears fruit abundantly;
  • good disease resistance.


  • pollinates nearby sweet peppers.

Indian elephant

Rating: 4.9


The second position in the rating is given to the Indian Elephant variety. Bushes grow tall (up to 2 m), spreading. They don't need a garter. The stems are covered with slightly wrinkled leaves. Greenhouses or open ground are equally well suited for growing them. But in the first case, vegetables bear fruit better.

Ripening rate of Indian elephant peppers is average. Usually the first ripe fruits are harvested after 120–130 days. Up to 3-3.5 kg of hot peppers can be removed from 1 m². Their shape is proboscis. They are drooping, glossy in appearance. Their color is rich red. The mass of one pepper is 25–35 g. They have a strong aroma and a spicy, medium-sharp taste.

Gardeners love this variety and they praise it in their reviews. Indian elephant peppers are great for making herbs and spices, canning or adding to salads. He deserves to be in the ranking of the best, because he is high-yielding and not capricious. And its taste is spicy, semi-sharp.


  • compact plant;
  • the taste is spicy in moderation;
  • strong aroma;
  • peppers are versatile.


  • requires regular watering and feeding.

Hungarian yellow

Rating: 4.8


The Hungarian yellow variety is ranked third. This pepper ripens early enough and is also cold-resistant. Most often, film greenhouses are used for its cultivation. Hungarian yellow bushes are very compact. Their height does not exceed half a meter. It takes about 85-90 days from seed germination to the ability to harvest the first fruits.

The peppers are narrow, conical, smooth and glossy. At the time of technical maturity, they are bright yellow, and with the onset of biological maturity, they turn red. Each pepper weighs about 40-60 g and has a wall thickness of 4 mm. To taste, Vegersky yellow spicy. It organically fits into various culinary recipes or is harvested for future use, pickling.

According to the reviews of gardeners, it becomes clear that air and soil humidity is important for this variety. Our experts included it in the rating because Hungarian Yellow has a sharp and piquant taste. Plus, it looks very bright – the yellow color of the peppers. And although this plant is thermophilic, it is resistant to cold and practically does not get sick.


  • bright yellow peppers at the time of technical ripeness;
  • spicy taste;
  • resistance to low temperatures.


  • demanding on humidity.

Filius blue

Rating: 4.7


The decorative American pepper Filius blue is in fourth place in the ranking. The bushes of this plant are very compact. They grow only up to 20-45 cm. The stems are covered with a large number of dark green leaves with a bluish tint. This variety is non-hybrid, cross-pollinated.

Initially, peppers are green, and as they mature, their color gradually changes. The fruits go through a stage of purple, then yellow and finally red. Each plant simultaneously contains peppers of varying degrees of maturity, so the bushes look very interesting. Without reaching full maturity, vegetables are scalding hot, but over time, their taste becomes softer.

According to gardeners' reviews, the beauty of this variety is most admired. Also, lovers of such a pepper note that Filius blue loses its pungency as it ripens and becomes sweeter. This makes it very different from other varieties of chili peppers. Filius blue deservedly appeared in the rating of the best, because it gives a large harvest, pleases the eye and is resistant to diseases.


  • bears fruit continuously up to 6 months a year;
  • original staining;
  • acquires a mild flavor as it ripens.


  • require a large amount of phosphorus-potassium fertilizers.

Small miracle

Rating: 4.6


The Dutch hot pepper variety Little Miracle received the fifth place in the rating. His bushes are very compact. They are very low – their height does not exceed 20-30 cm. If the Little Miracle is grown in a greenhouse, then the bush can live in one place for up to 5 years.

Peppers look like candles. They are small (length up to 3 cm and weight up to 5 g), their shape is blunt-conical, the walls are plump. Up to 50 fruits can be tied on one bush. As they ripen, the peppercorns are able to gradually change color. Beige, purple, orange and red fruits can hang on one bush at the same time.

Gardeners note in their reviews that the Little Miracle becomes a real decoration of a greenhouse or windowsill. These peppers are actively used in cooking or conservation, as well as in folk medicine for the preparation of alcoholic tinctures. With proper adherence to agricultural technology, the plant practically does not get sick.


  • decorativeness;
  • pungent burning taste;
  • early maturity.


  • may suffer from gray mold, spider mites, or aphids.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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