Jimmy Nardello is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Jimmy Nardello'). 'Jimmy Nardello' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Dark red.
The seeds for this variety were give to SSE by Jimmy Nardello who lived in Naugatuck, Connecticut until his death in 1983. His family had been growing these peppers in that region ever since coming to the U.S. Mr. Nardello’s mother originally brought the seeds with her when she immigrated to the U.S. in 1887 with her husband Guiseppe. They came from the small village of Ruoti in the Basilicate region of southern Italy. One of the very best for frying. Productive 24" plants are loaded with 10-12" long peppers.
Heat Scale: Sweet…0-1-2-3-4-5…Hot.
This variety is an Vegetable 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. Jimmy Nardello is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a shrub-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
80-90 days from transplant.
Italy is believed to be where Jimmy Nardello originates from.
Jimmy Nardello Sweet 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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Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Jimmy Nardello about 42 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Jimmy Nardello about 0 days after your last frost date.
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