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Giant Marconi

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 229
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $3.99

Pkt (≈ 10 seeds)

High yielding 2-4 lobed fruit on 30" plants. Fleshy fruit. Disease resistant."Giant Marconi" is a large tapering sweet pepper that tastes very good when eaten green and tastes super sweet when red. Widely use din Italian cooking, delicious grilled with a bit of olive oil. Strong upright plants reach about 30" (76cm) and produce peppers 6-8" (15-20cm) long. Serve raw with dip, in salads, fried or stuffed. Grows well in containers.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 24-30" (60-75cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 15-20
  • Plant Spacing: 18-24" (45-60cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 72 from transplant

Plant: Sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Grow in full sun and keep soil temperature in the mid-70's. Transplant to garden 2-3 weeks after last frost.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 6" (15cm) tall and again in mid-summer.

Harvest: Carefully cut fruit from plant when full size, whether yellow-green or red, but before they begin to soften. Harvest regularly.

Your Health: Excellent source of vitamins A and C.