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Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper
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Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper (25 seeds) (PP143) $2.50
BULK SEED 1/4 oz (PP143A) $7.50

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Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper

         
 
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This fine Italian pepper was grown each year by Giuseppe and Angella Nardiello, at their garden in the village of Ruoti, in Southern Italy. In 1887 they set sail with their one-year-old daughter Anna for a new life in the USA. When they reached these shores, they settled and gardened in Naugatuck, Connecticut, and grew this same pepper that was named for their fourth son Jimmy. This long, thin-skinned frying pepper dries easily and has such a rich flavor that this variety has been placed in "The Ark of Taste" by the Slow Food organization. Ripens a deep red, is very prolific, and does well in most areas.
 
Jimmy Nardello Italian Pepper
Overall Rating:
         
5.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 40
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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0 out of 0 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
J.R.
Location:
Harlingen, TX, United States
Date:
June 16, 2017
          5.0
 
Best Pepper Ive ever had
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow and good yield.

What are the cons? none

Review:

Omg! This pepper has it all. Every pepper I planted grew and all of my plants have lots of peppers, but most importantly of all these peppers taste great. They have a sweet apple like flavor with no bitterness whatsoever! The only thing I can complain about is that I can't wait until I get more ripe fruit! Also where I live it gets very hot but so far these peppers are doing great.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Talkingthreadsmedia
Location:
Olympia WA, WA, United States
Date:
June 13, 2017
          5.0
 
Jimmy Nardello Flavorful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Flavorful & Productive

What are the cons? None

Review:

Last year (2016), I planted a bunch of seeds for Jimmy Nardello sweet peppers. Germination was 100%, so it ended up that were some excess plants to share. My mother accepted 2 of the plants. Mom has now passed, but in going through her things...I found that she saved seeds from the Jimmy Nardello peppers. The notes she included with the seeds said that the plants were productive and the peppers were flavorful -- adding a nice flavor profile to her spaghetti sauce. My review echoes that of my mother. The plants performed well in Olympia, WA. They were productive and the peppers tasted good in salads, stir-fry, and spaghetti sauce.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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9 out of 10 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Shawn
Location:
Stony Plain Alberta, 4a, Canada
Date:
October 16, 2016
          5.0
 
Great pepper to grow
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Very easy pepper to grow

What are the cons? None

Review:

This plant is our "Goto" pepper each year. Very easy to grow and each plant produced 50 peppers. We have moved them indoors for the winter and their still producing peppers. Our kids pick them right off the plant and actually have a hard time waiting for them to ripen. All around great plant to have in the garden.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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11 out of 11 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Derek
Location:
WinstonSalem, NC, United States
Date:
September 2, 2016
          5.0
 
Derek
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Very Productive and tasty

What are the cons? none

Review:

This is my favorite sweet pepper and I will be growing it every year. It is very sweet with a rich pepper flavor when eaten fresh and it is equally delicious cooked in any way. It is also very productive and very ornamental. I have not tried it yet but I am betting it would be phenomenal dried and used as paprika powder as another poster suggested.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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6 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
kauaifarmer
Location:
Virginia Beach, VA, United States
Date:
August 28, 2016
          5.0
 
Highly recommend
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Great tasting, lots of peppers

What are the cons? None

Review:

First year growing these and it won't be the last. Peppers are delicious. All seeds germinated. I started indoors in March and transplanted after last frost. Lots of peppers.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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