Tags: Heirloom Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides

Latin Name: Capsicum annuum

Days to Maturity: 75-90

Description:

Pimiento de Arnoia-(Capsicum annuum)-This pepper comes from Galicia which is an area of Northwest Spain. In America you could compare Galicia to a State or Province. It is well known and comes from the small town of Arnoia. The name translates into English "Pepper from Arnoia". Arnoia is in the O'Ribiero region which is famous for it's wine. This pepper has protected geographical status by the European Union while sold when it is still green in color. In other words you cannot sell this pepper in Europe unless it has been grown in the area it is from. Every year this pepper is celebrated in the Arnoia pepper festival. It is one of Galacia's most famous food events. Since 1980 over 20,000 visitors come to consume over 10 tons of peppers prepared in so many ways stuffed, roasted or fried! It is held every August on the famous Boulevard of Quexeira. Most dishes are served with a fine Ribeiro wine. The Pimiento de Arnoia peppers can get almost 6 inches wide and up to 8 inches long! Best flavor is when they are green transitioning into red! The Pimiento de Arnoia chile plants grow between 2 to 3 feet tall!


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Pimiento de Arnoia

Unit SizePriceDescription
1 Packet $4.99 10+ Seeds

$4.99