Pepper Hot – Pepperoncini Orange

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Pepperoncini, one of the oldest Italian pepper varieties, is still popular. Our orange breed is savoury with low-to-medium heat. Small, bushy plants yield a big harvest of yellow fruits that turn orange as the sweet flavour intensifies

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Pepper Hot – Pepperoncini Orange

Pepper Hot – Pepperoncini Orange, is one of the oldest Italian pepper varieties, is still popular. Our orange breed is savoury with low-to-medium heat. Small, bushy plants yield a big harvest of yellow fruits that turn orange as the sweet flavour intensifies. Excellent when pickled, sliced on pizza or eaten fresh in salads or sandwiches.

Cultivation advice Pepper Hot – Pepperoncini Orange

Sun: full sun

Height: 75-80 cm

Spread: 80-85 cm

Fruit Size: 8 cm (150-180 g)

Days to Maturity from Transplant: 77

Uses: greenhouse culture ( north), outdoor plants (south)

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3 in pots with quality seed compost.  Keep moist.  Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 70 degrees F+.  Temperature is critical for germination.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 18″ apart in greenhouse / conservatory with root ball 1/2″ below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.
  • Harvest when fruits have reached full-size and full colour