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

Round

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

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:

Late (more than 80 days)

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Mar 7, 2014, gonzalcg from Uberlandia, MG
Brazil (Zone 15) wrote:

The names are "pimiento morrón", "morrón de fábrica" (morron for factory) and "pimiento de Luesia". 120 days or more from germinated seed to ripen fruit. Intermediate resistant to TSWV. Few fruits, very slow ripening. An old traditional Spanish race.

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On Nov 12, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A heart shaped 4 X 3 inch green to red open pollinated pimento. (100 day)