pimiento

Pepper

Plant botanicals from South America. It belongs to the Solanaceae family and wider scientific name is Capsicum annuum L.

As vegetable its color can be variable. We found green peppers, red, yellow and, sometimes, hasta naranjas of negros.South America. It belongs to the Solanaceae family and wider scientific name is Capsicum annuum L.
The pepper is often classified by their size, thereby having thick fruit varieties, lower fruit or fruit varieties narrow and elongated.

Based on this, varieties are:

  • Pepper type Lamuyo.
  • Pimiento type California.
  • Italian type pepper.
pimiento

Culture

It can be grown both outdoors and in greenhouses. In the Region of Murcia in greenhouse cultivation predominates.

In Murcia, plantations are usually made from late November to early January for greenhouse cultivation.

For outdoor cultivation, plantations are usually made from mid-April to late May.

Harvest

It usually begins in mid-May for greenhouse crops and lasts until September, time when reaches Mercagrisa facilities for distribution.

Consumption

Sweet and fresh consumption, It can be eaten raw, roast stew. It works as a garnish for many dishes.