Giant Marconi Sweet Peppers pk/10

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SKU SP96-10
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2001 All-America Selections Winner! 72 days. Capsicum annuum. (F1) Plant produces excellent yields of huge 8" long by 3" wide elongated sweet peppers. Peppers turn from green to red when mature. Plant has green stems, green leaves, and white flowers. Used in salads, stir fry, roasting, or stuffed. Plant does well in extreme weather conditions. Suitable for home gardens and market growers. Disease Resistant: TMV, PVY. pk/10

Lot No: 101495583

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 12/16

Seeds Per Pound: 64,000

Plant Height: 30” tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow



Sweet peppers
Capsicum annuum

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4" 75 F to 85 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"36 - 48" 24"60 - 90 days
Sweet Pepper Seed Planting Information:

Sweet peppers can be grown anywhere as long as you have 4 months without frost. You can also grow sweet peppers in containers. Sweet Pepper seeds are sensitive to temperature and moisture. Do not soak the seeds in any type of solution or water before planting, as this may damage the seeds and they may rot and may not germinate. Plant your seeds indoors between January and March, or 5 to 7 weeks before setting outside in garden. Use Miracle Gro Seed Starting Material for best germination results. When plant is 12" or taller, transplant them outdoors. Only plant peppers outdoors on a cloudy day, just prior to getting rain. Plant when soil is warm, at least 2 weeks after last frost, and when temperatures remain above 70 F. Please read the Tips on Growing Hot Peppers as Sweet peppers and hot peppers are grown in relatively the same manner. Plants can grow 3 to 4 ft tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water well with soaker hoses during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

Harvest sweet peppers when they are green or fully mature using a garden scissor so you don't damage the plant. Pick peppers as they mature to encourage new buds to form.


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by on March 17, 2011

AK KELLEY. WASILLA ALASKA. I live 75 miles north anchorage.this is a zone 4, if your your lucky.i try these peppers in a green house.it was cool and cloudy summer.and i was very surprise just how good they grew.about 8 inches long. they also turned a bright red. the best and larges sweet pepper i have ever grown in alaska.i have pictures of these peppers.i have been gardening in alaska for 32 years now.and what a great surprise. when my friends came bye.they just looked them with big eyes wide open.they are the only sweet peppers i will grow up here for now own.

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by on June 8, 2011

Stuart from Graham, NC..I grew Giant Marconi peppers for the first time last season and everybody just loved them, including myself..The Marconis' were recomended to me by a local greenhouse owner and now everybody is wanting me to grow some more of those "BIG" peppers this season..If you like stuffed or grilled peppers then these are some of the best around.

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