Heirloom Italian frying pepper discovered in Melrose Park, Illinois.Productive plants full of 2 x 4 in. peppers that turn brilliant red early. Very sweet flavor, rich and full-bodied. Excellent for salads, roasting, and stir- frying. Matures from green to red. Packet (0.3g) approximately 40 seeds, sows 21-30 feet of transplants. 70 days. Capsicum annuum. Family: solanaceae (nightshade).