Hot Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Pepperoncini') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Italian heirloom
Country of Origin: Italy

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Other: Pepperoncini
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 4"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 1"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 60-70 green.
Wall Thickness: Thin
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: 24 - 30"
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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