Sheepnose Pimento Pepper

Capsicum annuum | SKU: 0045A
$3.25 to $85.00
  • Organic
  • Flattened, tomato-type pepper
  • Sweet, juicy, thick flesh
  • Good canning variety
  • Stores well when refrigerated
  • Sweet pepper
  • 70-80 days from transplant
$3.25 to $85.00

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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.