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Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

Capsicum annuum longum group

Pepperoncini italian is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Chili pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum longum group 'Pepperoncini italian'. Pepperoncini italian is generally thought of as a heirloom variety.

75 days. The ultimate in a pickling pepper! Even during cooler-than-average summers, we’ve been rewarded with many peppers per plant. The bushy plants provide good scald protection. Sweet yellow peppers turn red in the fall and become amazingly sweeter. Try this unique variety eaten raw or pickled in the traditional way. An Italian heirloom.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Pepperoncini italian normally grows with a erect-like habit with a max height of 1.49 feet (that's 45.72 cm metric).

Italy is believed to be where Pepperoncini italian originates from.

Pepperoncini italian Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pepperoncini italian is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Pepperoncini italian are Zone 4 and Zone 12. Pepperoncini italian needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Pepperoncini italian from seed

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Pepperoncini italian about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pepperoncini italian

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Pepperoncini italian is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pepperoncini italian

Peppers are ready to pick at three to five inches long.

Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian' information

How long does Pepperoncini italian take to grow?

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Other Names for Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

Lombardo pepperoncini, Lombardo, Lombardo chili

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