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PlantFiles: Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Antohi Romanian'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Antohi Romanian

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)
Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Pear-shaped
Tapered

Fruit Size:
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Cream changing to red
Yellow changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated
Heirloom

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Drying
Pickling

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive melody On Jan 16, 2005, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Wonderful taste and beautiful peppers. They have a sunset like blush as they ripen that is quite striking and a sweet taste that adds to whatever they are put in.

Smuggled out of Romania by an acrobat troupe...they are a true treasure.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 8, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A yellow to red frying pepper from Romania. Fruits ripen yellow to red and are heart shaped 4 x 2 inches (78 days)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Lancaster, California
Benton, Kentucky
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Buda, Texas



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