Giant Aconcagua

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Giant Aconcagua
Classification C. annuum
Type frying
Fruit color red
Fruit shape long, cylinder
Fruit size large
Heat level sweet
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 0
Maturity late
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Argentina
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Giant Aconcagua - ripe fruit. 2014-08-03.


Huge peppers that turn from light green to red. Pods are 10" long and 3" in diameter. 5-9 oz. Very good sweet flavor.

Seed source:

1. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 07
2. Tomato Growers Supply 11

Year grown: 2006, 2011(1), 2014(2)

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Named after Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.

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