Pimento Red Cheese is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Sweet pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Pimento Red Cheese'. 'Pimento Red Cheese' is considered a heirloom cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Red.
An heirloom pimento type of red sweet pepper sold by Baker Creek heirloom seedsAn annual/perennial, so it will last at least a year and up to several years in its native climate. Pimento Red Cheese is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.
Pimento Red Cheese 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 Pimento Red Cheese have been kindly provided by our members.
Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.Look to ensure a distance 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Pimento Red Cheese about 32 days before your last frost date.
Red Cheese, Heirloom Pimento
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