An unusually interesting, lovely, flat, squashed-tomato shaped sweet red pimiento, with thick, succulent, sweet flesh. Very ornamental. Market with Yellow Cheese Pimento. Approx. 70-90 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.