Gusto Italia Pepper Marconi Red F1

Gusto Italia Pepper Marconi Red F1

McKenzie Seeds

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A traditional, large 18-30 cm (7-12" long) and 8 cm (3") at the shoulder, sweet Italian pepper with superb flavor. Vigorous 75 cm (30") plants produce an abundance of sweet fruits to use green or ripened to a beautiful red. Works well for frying, grilling and in salads. Good disease resistance.

Latin Name: Capsicum annuum

Product Weight: 500 milligrams / approximately 60-65 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sweet with superb flavor

Days to Harvest: 70 to 90 days (after transplanting outdoors)

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")

Seed Spacing: 5 cm (2")

Row Spacing: 60 cm (24")

Plant Spacing: 45 cm (18")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Disease Resistance: Disease resistant

Planting Instructions: Start seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost.

Suggestions: Peppers need a warm soil and night temperature to prosper. Location should be sheltered from the wind and soil should be kept reasonably moist. Be sure to harden off the seedlings to reduce transplant stress. Harvest fruit early and often. The more you pick the more they will produce. Do not pull off fruit, rather cut from stems.

Preparation Ideas: Great for stuffing and stir-fries.