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Sweet pepper 'Antohi romanian'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Antohi romanian is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Antohi romanian'). 'Antohi romanian' is considered a heirloom cultivar.

Antohi Romanian is a productive, early-ripening heirloom from Romania. Each smooth, tapered 4-inch/10 cm long by 2-inch/5 cm wide fruit matures from pale yellow to orange to red. Fry these peppers when they are bright red to bring out their vibrant, sweet flavor.

50-55 days to pale yellow, 70-80 days to bright red.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Antohi romanian is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Romania is believed to be where Antohi romanian originates from.

Antohi romanian 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Antohi romanian have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Antohi romanian

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Antohi romanian 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is potting mix, loamy and silty and has a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 as Sweet pepper is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Antohi romanian from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Antohi romanian about 32 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Antohi romanian

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

Harvesting Antohi romanian

Sweet pepper Antohi romanian Etymology

Jan Antohi was a touring acrobat in Romania who emigrated to the United States. In late 1991, he visited his family for the first time in more than 8 years and brought back these seeds.

Other Names for Sweet pepper 'Antohi romanian'

Antoji romanian

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