Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Tangerine Pimiento') in the Peppers Database

Also sold as:
Tangerine Pimento

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Pimiento
Pepper Shape: Cylindrical
Squat
Other: Ribbed
Fruit Length: 1.5 - 2 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 2 - 3 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Other: Yellow to Tangerine Orange
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 Yellow, 85-90 orange.
Wall Thickness: Thick
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Tangerine Pimiento

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Comments:
Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 18, 2012 12:09 PM

Tangerine Pimiento
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: USA
PI:
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals: white
Spots: no
Calyx: toothless
Pods: Green > orange, 3 X 3"
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Plant height: 18-24"
Maturity: 80 Days
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Scoville units: 0
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.

Plant produces good yields of 3" long by 3 ½" wide orange sweet peppers. Peppers look like a tangerine and turns green to orange when mature. Excellent for gourmet dishes.

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