Golden Marconi Sweet Pepper

#0064
This packet sows approximately 24 plants when started inside.
Availability: In Stock
This classic Italian pepper is particularly superb roasted. The 6"-10" long, 3" wide peppers start out green and ripen to yellow, becoming very sweet. Extremely flavorful raw, considered by some to be superior to bell peppers. Resistant to potato virus.
$1.89 30 seeds

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

Days to Maturity: 80–90 Days from transplanting

Family: Solanaceae

Native: Americas

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive perennial grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 24"–36" tall, 18"–24" wide

Variety Information: Up to 10" long, 3" wide peppers start out green and mature to golden yellow.

Attributes: Disease Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: For Mild Climates only: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–90°F. Transplant seedlings outside 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when daytime temperatures are at least 70°F, and nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F. Mild Climates: May be sown in late summer for fall/winter crop.

Days to Emerge: 10–25 Days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: Start indoors

Row Spacing: 24"–36"

Thinning: Start indoors, plant seedlings 18"–24" apart outside

Harvesting: Peppers can be harvested green, or left on the plant to turn yellow and become sweeter.

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