Pepper: Sweet Marconi

Pepper: Sweet Marconi - Seeds & Bulbs

Pepper - Sweet

These are the traditional Italian sweet peppers. They turn green to yellow, and either color is tasty. Peppers grow to about a foot long by 3" wide, and in addition to being extremely flavorful when fresh, these peppers are particularly good fried or roasted, something done quite frequently in Italy.

Average Count: 60 Seeds

Days to Maturity: 90
When to Sow Outside: 3 to 4 weeks after last frost. Soil temperature should be at least 65 degrees and outside temperature should be at least 70 degrees. It's best to start plants indoors.
When to Sow Inside: 8-10 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: Start indoors
Row Spacing: 2'
Days to Emerge: 10 - 25
Thinning: Start indoors and plant 18" apart

About this Author