Peaceful Valley Certified Organic Pepper Nardello Seeds Description
Capiscum annuum Tender annual
Heirloom. Delightful fresh or fried, this pepper is also a sweet non-bell pepper when ripe. An Italian heirloom preserved by the Nardello family. Red when ripe, the 6-8" peppers have shiny, wrinkled skins.
Did You Know? Mr. Nardello's mother originally brought the seeds with her when she immigrated to the US in 1887 with her husband Guiseppe.
Soil temp. 70-90°F
Planting depth 1/4"
Germination 8-14 days
Maturity 65-75 days
Soil and Water: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil with ample calcium and phosphorus. Moderate water needs.
Planting and Growing: It is ok to have the top leaves touching slightly which will help shade the fruit and roots when the summer temperatures rise. Mulch the plants to keep soil cooler than the air temperature and reduce evaporation.
Harvesting and Storage: Can harvest green but fruits become sweeter as the ripen red.