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Pimento Pepper Capsicum annuum

How to sow pimento pepper: Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off

Sun requirement for pimento pepper: Plant in Full Sun

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Pimento, Pimiento, or Cherry Peppers are a chili pepper cultivar that produces red, heart-shaped peppers 7-10 cm long and 5-7 cm wide. Pimentos have very thick flesh that is sweeter and more aromatic than bell peppers. They have a Scoville heat rating of 100-500 units, but there are some spicy varieties. Like other peppers, Pimentos are not frost tolerant and grow best at temperatures above 13° C. They can be grown in containers and brought inside in cooler regions. Pimentos can be eaten fresh, stuffed, pickled, or added to Pimento cheese spread.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Height

60cm

Spread

60cm

Row Spacing

60cm
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pimento pepper is a variety of chilli

Scientific names

Capsicum annuum

Alternate names

pimiento pepper
cherry pepper

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