I had some left over peppers that I did not know what to do with at the end of the growing season last year. This year I wondered, are the seeds still viable? Can I germinate a seed that was frozen inside of a pepper? To find out I conducted this experiment.
Step 1: Watch a Video of the Experiment
Step 2: Pull Out a Frozen Pepper
Following last year's harvest, I froze some Aji Fantasy Peppers whole.
Step 3: Cut Open the Peppers and Remove the Seeds
Step 4: Place Seeds on a Moist Paper Towel or Napkin
Step 5: Put Inside a Zipper Bag
Step 6: Leave in a Warm Place for 2 Weeks
Step 7: A Seed Sprouted!
After 2 weeks of being left alone in the warm, moist environment, the pepper seed sprouted. The experiment proves that one can sprout seeds from a frozen pepper.