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

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Galicia, Spain

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Pimiento
Pepper Shape: Squat
Wrinkled
Fruit Length: Usually picked 1.5 - 2 inches long
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.75 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 60 green, 80 red.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): Most 500-1000 SHU when green, but 10% reach 5000+ SHU. All will be medium hot if red or larger than 2.5 inches.
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: 20 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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