Giant Marconi Sweet Pepper Seeds
An Italian sweet pepper that lives up to its name, producing large 8” long fruits. The giant peppers have a smoky-sweet flavor and grow on tall 36“ plants. Giant Marconi is a strong producer, flowering and forming peppers through summer heat and humidity and right up until the first frost. Giant Marconi has peak flavor when peppers color to a rich, bright red. The flavor is wonderful raw, but is richer when grilled or roasted. Chosen as a 2001 All-America Selections Winner for its adaptability, earliness, flavor, and yield. They can be chopped and eaten fresh, added to salads or salsa, fried in oil, roasted, or even dried. They are delicious in cooked dishes and also great on sandwiches.
Capsicum annuum (62 days) Hybrid
Heat Level: Sweet Scoville: 0
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
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.