Pepper Corno di Toro. Horn of the Bull. Red. 8" long, 2-3 inches wide. Very sweet pepper with thin skin and thick walls. Brilliant red when ripe. Ideal to stuff, fry or grill. Bears heavily. 65 days green, 75-85 days red. 200+ seeds.
Posted by Sybil on 22nd Jul 2012
Although we love several of the Seeds from Italy peppers, this is the best, most flavorful, reliable pepper we grow each season. The Franchi seed packets supply our small garden for several seasons and these seeds keep well and always produce robust, healthy plants. We use this pepper for everything..... absolutely outstanding.
Posted by JJ on 3rd Apr 2012
I discovred this pepper few years ago and it's on my all time favorite list.
I have very short and bad climate here, I'm pretty close to Canada, so I believe, somebody with a great climate gets a lot more pepper than I do here. But I still get 1-2 peppers for each plant. They are pretty long with very thick walls. So, it takes some time to get that size and turn to red.
Since it has thick walls and thick skin, I turn on the heat on cooktop, I directly put the peppers to the heat. When the whole skin burns to black, I peel them. I don't wash not to lose that bbq taste and pepper juice. Slice the red flesh, fresh garlic, virgin olive oil, little cayenne pepper, little salt. saute everything.
I wait whole year for this. Forget supermarket red bell peppers or store bought roasted red pepper cans. This is the real deal.
Posted by Roxann Sangiacomo,MD on 6th Aug 2011
One of the best growing and producing peppers in my southwest Florida garden. 8-10 inches long. Good production from orig seed, but hybridized when I saved seen for second year planting. Use fresh seeds. Very meaty and not watery upon frying like some commercial red bells. What a great sandwich these red peppers make. YUM!! Peppers n potatoes wow, delicious.