Corno di toro is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Corno di toro'). 'Corno di toro' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Anti-flash white. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Kelly green. Leaves appear approximately as a Grade 1 Paint Green colour.
Bull’s Horn, traditional Italian summer favorite. Tall, branching plants bear heavy sets of spectacular, 8 o 12 inch long, curved, tapered, and pointed shiny peppers whose thick, sweet flesh colors up to bright yellow or vivid red. These colorful, flavorful big beauties are perfectly delicious fresh or use for roasting and grilling.
Thick “bulls horn” type – extremely productive – stake well. Good pepper for frying and cooking.Corno di toro grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Corno di toro is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.96 feet (that's 91.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.
Italy is believed to be where Corno di toro originates from.
Corno di toro 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 Corno di toro have been kindly provided by our members.
Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.
When temperatures are sufficient, acclimate to outside.
Start 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 Corno di toro about 60 days before your last frost date.
Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.
When seedlings are 2 inches tall transplant 3 inches apart in deeper containers.
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Corno di toro rosso, Bull’s horn, Cornos de torres
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