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Sweet Pepper 'Golden Treasure'

Capsicum annuum

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

Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Oblong

Fruit Size:

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Roasting

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

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:

Maumelle, Arkansas

Westbrook, Connecticut

Liberty Hill, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 9, 2014, DonShirer from Westbrook, CT (Zone 6a) wrote:

Grew in pot. Small plant but had 5 long mild peppers on it.

Positive

On Oct 1, 2012, mraider3 from Helena, MT wrote:

Plant grew exceptionally well in our short, cool season, far better than other sweet green bell peppers.. Mature peppers were approximately eight inches long and tasted like a typical sweet green bell pepper.

Neutral

On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A sweet Italian heirloom.

Neutral

On Nov 15, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A long 2 lobed green to yellow Italian pepper.

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