Pepper - Pimiento - Capsicum annuum
Tender annual A large, thick-walled pepper with sweet, succulent flesh. An extremely heavy producer of 3" long, heart-shaped fruit. Most delicious when ripened to scarlet red.
Soil & Water: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil with ample calcium and phosphorus. Moderate water needs.
Planting & Growing: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Sow outside 3-4 weeks after last frost.
Harvesting & Storage: Pimiento peppers are best when ripened to a scarlet red. Can dry and use as a delicious spice.
Did You Know? "Pimento" or "pimen?o" are Portuguese words for "bell pepper". A good source of Vitamins A and C.
Soil Temperature: 70-90F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 10-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Days To Maturity: 90-100 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 24"
Approx Seeds per oz: 3,731
3 x 4 x 0.5 inches.