Desperado is a large-fruited Anaheim type pepper with mid-early maturity and great yield potential on a sturdy mid-size plant with good cover. Fruit are light green with an attractive glossy look and thick walls. Fruits ‘decap’ well, making them well suited for fresh and processing markets. Pungency is mild and ideal for roasting.
Scoville Heat Units: ~ 50 – 500
- Quality, smooth fruit
- Low pungency ideal for roasting
- ‘Decaps’ well
- Well suited as a dual purpose Anaheim
- Experimental# SHP8702
Days to Maturity from Transplant
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Disease Codes – Pepper
|Xcv||Bacterial spot||Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria|
|CMV||Cucumber mosaic||Cucumber mosaic cucumovirus|
|PMMoV||Pepper mild mottle||Pepper mild mottle tobamovirus|
|PepMoV||Pepper Mottle||Pepper mottle potyvirus|
|Pc||Phytophthora root rot||Phytophthora capsici|
|PVY||Potato Y||Potato Y potyvirus|
|Mi||Root knot||Meloidogyne incognita|
|TEV||Tobacco etch||Tobacco etch potyvirus|
|TMV||Tobacco mosaic||Tobacco mosaic tobamovirus|
|ToMV||Tomato mosaic||Tomato mosaic tobamovirus|
|TSWV||Tomato spotted wilt||Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus|
HR = High resistance: plant varieties that highly restrict the growth and development of the specified pest or pathogen under normal pest or pathogen pressure when compared to susceptible varieties. These plant varieties may, however, exhibit some symptoms or damage under heavy pathogen or pest pressure.
IR = Intermediate resistance: plant varieties that restrict the growth and development of the specified pest or pathogen, but may exhibit a greater range of symptoms or damage compared to “highly resistant” varieties. Intermediately resistant plant varieties will still show less severe symptoms or damage than susceptible plant varieties when grown under similar environmental conditions and/or pathogen or pest pressure.
T = Tolerance: The ability of a plant variety to endure abiotic stress without serious consequences for growth, appearance and yield.