Red Marconis have a wonderful smoky-sweet flavor that becomes richer when grilled or roasted. They taste great fresh off the plant and look great in salads. Other tasty ways to enjoy this pepper include frying, stuffing, or grilling it. Our favorite way to use the big Red Marconi is in Fajitas!
Medium early variety that particularity suitable for cultivating outdoors. It is exceptionally uniform, heavy, has consistent, sweet flesh and is bright red when ripe. Very highly appreciated by consumers. SOWING: in a nursery in November and transplant in January or alternatively, directly in January – April. Transplant when the plants are approx, 15 cm tall and place them in rows at a distance of 40 cm along the row, leaving 50 cm between the rows.
This Italian sweet pepper is an heirloom and produces large 7-8" long fruits. The giant peppers have a sweet earthy flavor and thin skin. They mature from green to red on the 30" tall plant plants. Their flavor is best when peppers mature to bright red.
Capsicum annuum (80 days) Open-Pollinated
Heat Level: Sweet Scoville: 0
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in sterile media and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 30” apart or into large 5 gallon containers. Harvest peppers when they are green.