Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Pimento L') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Disease Resistance: Tobacco Mosaic Virus
General Type: Pimiento
Pepper Shape: Heart
Fruit Length: 4.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 2.5 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 95 - 100 red
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 100-500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

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

Pimento L

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Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 19, 2012 12:06 PM

Pimento L Sweet
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: USA
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals: white
Spots: no
Calyx: toothless
Pods: Green > red, 4"
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Plant height: 18-24"
Maturity: 95 Days
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Scoville units: 0
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.

These large heart-shaped fruits grow to approximately 4 1/2 inches long and borne on 1-1/2 ft. tall, strong, upright plants. The peppers ripen from green to red approximately 95 days after transplanting and are a good variety for canning or pickling. Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) resistant.

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