Sweet Pepper Asti Red

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An Heirloom classic from Italy producing large Fire Engine Red  square shaped block peppers with tasty thick flesh with a sweet mild flavour ideal for salads, stuffed, fried, grilled and in casseroles.

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Sweet Pepper Asti Red

Sweet Pepper Asti Red. An Heirloom classic from Italy producing large Fire Engine Red  square shaped block peppers with tasty thick flesh with a sweet mild flavour ideal for salads, stuffed, fried, grilled and in casseroles.  The plants are large and will need  to be spaced at least 18 inches.

Cultivation Advice Sweet Pepper Asti Red

Days to Germination: 10-21

Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65 to 70F

Days To Harvest: 90-100 days

Planting Depth: 1/8 inch

Spacing, Seed: 1 inches

Spacing, Plant: 18-24 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 65-70 degrees F.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 18-24″ 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.