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

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Japan

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Asian
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Cylindrical
Fruit Length: 6 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 65 - 70 green. Usually picked before it turns red.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

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

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Jul 27, 2017 2:33 PM

Fushimi grow elongated to at least 6 inches and narrow at about half an inch. These are one of the Japanese peppers and I pick mine green. But if left on the plant longer they do turn red. They may look like a hot pepper but they have no heat, only flavor.

These are usually eaten whole, including the inside with seeds and all.

These are extremely productive plants.

Rita on Long Island, NY zone 6B

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