|Fruit size||very large|
|Scoville Heat Units (SHU)||0|
|Variety type||heirloom, open-pollinated|
- Huge bell pepper, 6" x 4" blocky fruits have thick flesh and turn bright red when ripe. Excellent sweet flavor and top quality. High yields.
Year grown: 2007, 2013
- A very old heirloom pepper, it dates back to the 1900s.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 1991 Yearbook by Calvin E Wait (Unique Seed Service) of Ethel, Missouri (MO WA C), who purchased the seeds from Gleckler Seedmen in 1986.
- SSE PEPPER 188.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2014||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new
|2013|| Terroir Seeds (former Underwood Gardens)
Tomato Growers Supply
You can buy Chinese Giant seeds at Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop.
By buying our seeds you help us to maintain and improve Tatiana's TOMATObase website, and to preserve many endangered open-pollinated varieties.
The proceeds from seed sales and donations are our only source of funding at this time.
Thank you so much for your support!
|Description||Huge bell pepper, 6" x 4" blocky fruits have thick flesh and turn bright red when ripe. Excellent sweet flavor and top quality. High yields.|
|Heat level||sweet +|
|History||* A very old heirloom pepper, it dates bac … * A very old heirloom pepper, it dates back to the 1900s.
|Member code||B.C KO T +|
|Pepper Classification||C. annuum +|
|Pepper fruit color||red +|
|Pepper fruit shape||bell +|
|Pepper fruit size||very large +|
|Pepper type||bell +|
|Scoville Heat Units (SHU)||0 +|
|Seed source||Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 06|
|Variety type||heirloom + and open-pollinated +|
|Vendor||Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds +, Gleckler Seedmen +, Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Tomato Growers Supply +, Totally Tomatoes + and Terroir Seeds +|
|Year grown||2007 + and 2013 +|