Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Antohi Romanian'

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)

Regional

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

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Lancaster, California

Benton, Kentucky

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Buda, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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)