Ta Tong

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Ta Tong
Classification C. annuum
Type bell
Fruit color red
Fruit shape bell
Fruit size large
Heat level sweet
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 0
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Ta Tong - ripe fruit. 2014-09-25.


Large bell peppers that mature from dark green to deep red, excellent sweet flavor, thick walls. 3-5 oz. This is an earliest bell pepper in our garden that produces good crop in late July/early August. Unfortunately these peppers are not very seedy, and we got a very limited seed supply. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Jeff Fleming of Augusta, Michigan (MI FL J) 07 / Donald C. Kellums of Port Byron, Illinois (IL KE D) 97 / Calvin E Wait (Unique Seed Service) of Ethel, Missouri (MO WA C)

Year grown: 2008, 2013

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


  • First offered in the Seed Savers 1994 Yearbook by Calvin E Wait (Unique Seed Service) of Ethel, Missouri (MO WA C), who purchased seeds from CV Ho4.
  • SSE PEPPER 221.

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