Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Melrose') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Italy

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Cuban
Italian Frying
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Wrinkled
Fruit Length: 4 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 55 green, 75 red
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): o.
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

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

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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Aug 1, 2013 2:20 PM

This is still my favorite frying pepper. Small 4 inch green to red peppers. Very early and very productive.

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