Out of Stock on this heirloom. I’d suggest our Ausilio Thin Skin Italian Pepper for a similar heat profile.
Seed Exchange - Donated to SSE by Hugh and Barbara Havercamp. Passed down from Barbara’s father, Ralph Mead Thompson of Woburn, MA. Originally from Italian immigrants who came to Boston as indentured servants. Red fruit, saucer shaped with strong ribbing. Highly productive. Sweet flavor with medium-high heat. 80-90 days from transplant. Medium hot.
Red fruit is saucer shaped with strong ribbing
Mild to medium hot pepper
80-90 days from transplant
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.
Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost
Plant 1/4" deep
Germinates in 14 days
Plant Rows 12-24" apart
Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability