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PlantFiles: Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Corno di Toro Yellow'

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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: 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:
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
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive melody 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 Farmerdill 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.

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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