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Aconcagua (Capsicum Annuum)

Giant Aconcagua is apple-sweet. This pepper is good stuffed, roasted, stir-fried or in salads. Best flavor when picked at light green in color. Aconcagua Pepper prefers full sun with partial shade. Named after Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: Argentina
PI: 371866
Scoville units: 0
Fruit color & size: 6 > 8" green > red
Fruit position & shape: pendant, elongate
Plant height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Calyx shape: saucer shaped, toothless
Flower shape & size: erect, stellate, 24mm
Petals/Spots: white/none
Filament color: white
Anther color: blue
Maturity: 80 days
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Germ. time: 1 wk > 2 mo.
Flowers per axil: 1
History: History: Received at NPGS 1972 and assigned a PI #
Credits & Sources: Credits & Sources: thechileman Aconcagua Trade Winds Aconcagua

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