Sweet Pepper Marconi Red

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A prized Italian heirloom that produces 3-lobed tapered blunt-tipped extremely sweet bright red fruits. The fruits are long and slender (6cm x 17cm long), maturing from green to a deep red

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Sweet Pepper Marconi Red

Sweet Pepper Marconi Red. A prized Italian heirloom that produces 3-lobed tapered blunt-tipped extremely sweet bright red fruits. The fruits are long and slender (6cm x 17cm long), maturing from green to a deep red. Excellent fresh in salad, also good for frying, roasting and stuffing. Regular harvesting will ensure a productive continuous harvest until late autumn.

Cultivation advice Sweet Pepper Marconi Red

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65 to 70F

Days To Harvest: 75 days Planting Depth: 1/8 inch

Spacing, Seed: 1 inches

Spacing, Plant: 15-20 inches

Light: Full Sun, Warm location, Greenhouse, Conservatory

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality seed compost. Keep moist. Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 65-70degrees F.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 15-20″ apart in greenhouse / conservatory with root ball 1/2″ below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.  Harvest when fruits have reached full-size and full colour.