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PlantFiles: Ornamental Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Tangerine Dream'

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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: Tangerine Dream
Hybridized by Stommel/Griesbach; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Bell
Round
Flat

Fruit Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Color:
Green changing to orange

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 14, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

2000 The USDA/ARS announces the release of a new pepper (Capsicum annuum) cultivar named 'Tangerine Dream.' 'Tangerine Dream' is a suitable cultivar for dual ornamental and culinary applications. Tangerine Dream's spreading prostrate growth habit and brightly colored upright oriented fruit provide an attractive ornamental display while its sweet non-pungent fruit flavor contributes to its culinary appeal. Tangerine Dream was derived from an initial cross between the sweet hybrid bell pepper cultivar 'Cadice' and the open pollinated sweet squash type pepper cultivar 'Tenneessee Cheese. (70 day)

Regional...

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

Dearborn Heights, Michigan



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