Italian heirloom brought to America in the 1880’s by the Nardello family from the Basilicata region. Super sweet and flavorful pepper, can be used green or red. Flesh is medium thick, excellent for slicing into salads or sautéing with onions or potatoes. Extremely versatile, freezes and dries well. Productive 24” plants are loaded with heavy sets of 10-12” long peppers.
Ark of Taste is a recovery and conservation effort by Slow Foods USA. You can help grow and preserve their heritage to protect the biodiversity of endangered varieties. We are proud to offer these varieties in hopes to preserve diversity for future generations.
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination days: 10 - 20 days
Grow on temperature day: 60 - 65 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 6 - 8 weeks
Maturation days: 85 days