Sigaretta di Bergamo

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Sigaretta di Bergamo
Classification C. annuum
Type pepperoncini
Fruit color red
Fruit shape long, slim
Fruit size medium
Heat level sweet
Scoville Heat Units (SHU) 0-250
Maturity midseason
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Italy
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sigaretta di Bergamo - ripe fruit. 2013-10-29.


Beautiful pepperoncini type, very long and often curled thin peppers that turn from light green to red. Fruits are 0.75" in diameter and can grow up to 12" or even longer. Early maturing and very prolific. Compact plants. These peppers are sweet, but some have just a little bit of spiciness. (limited, 15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Nathalie Antaya of Saint-Robert, Quebec, Canada (QUE AN N) 12 / Lezlie Ceran of Luana, Iowa (IA CE L) / Galssi Sementi, Italy 06 / Gourmet Seed International

Year grown: 2013

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


  • Originated from Northern Italy.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2001 Yearbook by Angelo Barbetti of Buonconvento - Siena Italy (ITAL BA A).

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