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Pepperoncini Availability

Posted by woof z6/6B ONT (My Page) on
Sun, May 7, 06 at 8:36

This year I was hoping to plant some pepperoncinis (Tuscan) peppers. The hot variety. I cannot find them. I've been to plant centres, Tregunno seeds, who even looked up in their data base Stokes etc., googled, and could not find any.
I'm in Ontario, near St. Catharines so I'm looking for a Canadian source. Any help would be appreciated.


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

Not familiar with a really hot variety of that pepper but these folks have one

Here is a link that might be useful: Solana Seeds


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

  • Posted by byron 4a/5b NH (My Page) on
    Sun, May 7, 06 at 11:07

AFAIKT, This pepper is made hot by pickling it..


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

  • Posted by woof z6/6B ONT (My Page) on
    Sun, May 7, 06 at 13:13

Thanks guys, I hit on a site
http://www.gardenguides.com/seedcatalog/vegetables/pepperpepperoncinigreek.htm
and found them. Your help is appreciated


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

Tomato Growers Supply carries seeds for Pepperoncinis


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

"AFAIKT, This pepper is made hot by pickling it"
NOT SO!
You can not make a pepper hot simply by pickling it. What's HOT to some may not be to others.

Greek Pepperoncini is considered the most pungent and popular of this variety, used extensively in salads or at salad bars.
Early this year, someone from this forum sent me an e-mail requesting Greek Pepperoncini seeds. I sent the person the remainder of a packet I purchased from TGS.
After growing them last year, eating them fresh and pickled, the heat was moderate at best and didn't satisfy my palate.

Paul B.


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

I got some a few years ago from either Nichol's Garden Nursery or Territorial Seed(both in US).


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  • Posted by byron 4a/5b NH (My Page) on
    Mon, May 8, 06 at 19:17

OK

Go to the site mentioned.

This statement is included "Pickling recipe included."

And on the package of seeds pictured

"The Essential Pickled Pepper in Greek Salads ++++"

Something doesn't add up???


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RE: Pepperoncini Availability

woof, I'm from the St Catharines area as well, and have been looking for these peppers as well. Can you please tell me where you found them. Thanks


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