Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Corno di Toro Yellow'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Corno di Toro Yellow
Additional cultivar information:(aka Corno di Toro Giallo)
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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:

Tapered

Twisted

Oblong

Fruit Size:

Large (more than 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Heirloom

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Stuffing

Roasting

Drying

Pickling

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Haleyville, Alabama

Sun City, California

Benton, Kentucky

Allston, Massachusetts

Troy, New York

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Houston, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 22, 2005, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

A very good pepper. It is only mildly hot at the mid ribs. If one trims those out, it is totally sweet.

Prolific and easy to grow, this is a good pepper for a beginner.

Neutral

On Nov 10, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 76 day 8 x 2 inch open pollinated green to yellow version of the Bull's Horn.