Upright, prolific, 26-30 inch plants, smooth heart-shaped fruits, 3-3 ½ x 2½ in. dia., extremely thick walled, very sweet at maturity, dark green to deep bright red, grown extensively in the southern states for canning, heavy yields. Approx. 65-90 days.
Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: Warm season
Days to maturity: 62-85 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: Optimum 70-85ºF.
Cultural information: Start transplants as early as possible.
Seed Count: 4,000 seeds/oz. or 64,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ¼ oz./100 ft. rows 2 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Blossom end rot, TM V.
Harvesting: Pick the first peppers as they mature to encourage fruit set.