Sheepnose Pimento Pepper
- Flattened, tomato-type pepper
- Sweet, juicy, thick flesh
- Good canning variety
- Stores well when refrigerated
- Sweet pepper
- 70-80 days from transplant
An Ohio heirloom from the family of SSE member Nick Rini dating back to at least 1940. Tomato-type peppers are exceedingly flavorful with sweet juicy flesh. Very meaty, good for canning. Keeps for an extended period when refrigerated. 70-80 days from transplant. Sweet.
Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.