Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Cherry Bomb') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: USA

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Disease Resistance: Tobacco Mosaic Virus
General Type: Other: Cherry
Pepper Shape: Round
Fruit Length: 1.5 - 2 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.5 - 2 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 color not specified
Wall Thickness: Thick
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 2500 - 5000
Heat: Medium Hot 2.5-30K SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

Size in comparison to a quarter

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Comments:
Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 16, 2012 12:54 PM

Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: USA
PI: 640797 or 640870
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals: purple
Spots: no
Calyx: toothless
Pods: 2.5 X 1.5" Green > red
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Plant height: 18-24"
Maturity: 70 Days
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Scoville units: 2,500-5,000
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.

A hybridized semi compact plant from PETO which produces high yields of 2.5in by 1.5in cherry like globular fruit. The peppers have a thick wall which makes them ideal for pickling and ripen from green to bright red approximately 65-70 days after transplanting

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