Sweet Pepper 'Red Ruffled Pimiento'

Capsicum annuum

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Ruffled Pimiento
Additional cultivar information:(aka Super Red Ruffled)
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Bell

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)

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:

Late (more than 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:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lombard, Illinois

Elgin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 18, 2007, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

Excellent sweet flavor, productive for me. Great for fresh eating. Would also make a nice stuffer, even though it is wee bit on the small side. The peppers are very attractive, thick walled, and they sit flat on a plate.

Neutral

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

Available from Seeds of Change which offers this description: "A favorite sweet pimiento with thick, juicy walls. Marvelous for fresh eating, this plant produces clusters of peppers, 8-10 per plant. 3 x 2.5 in. fruits are oval, with ridges, similar to a pumpkin's shape. (85 days)"

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