'Gatherer's Gold Sweet Italian' Pepper

'Gatherer's Gold Sweet Italian' Pepper

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Capsicum annuum

Origin: Philomath, Oregon

Improvement status: Cultivar

Seeds per packet: ~30

Germination tested 11/2023: 53% (Below standard)

Life cycle: Annual

We're excited to be offering this beautiful golden-yellow Italian roasting pepper developed by Frank Morton and Wild Garden Seeds (our source) as part of a de-hybridization project. Here's what they have to say about it: "This was the total surprise. We did not expect the bright red hybrid parent of our pepper project to generate beautiful golden versions of the Italian. Large plants with long wrinkled tapered fruits and few seeds. Remains gold even at full maturity. Matures 102 days post-transplant at OSU in Corvallis, Oregon." [We expect it may mature more quickly in hotter-summer climates. Please let us know how it does for you!]

This variety carries the Open Source Seed Initiative Pledge: “You have the freedom to use these OSSI- Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.”