A delicious Italian pepper variety. It is long and narrow, with thick sweet flesh and ripens from green to red. Disease resistant.
- GROWING TIPS
- SEED FACTS
Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. A heat mat helps to speed up the germination process. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. Peppers generally have long growing seasons and grow slowly during cool temperatures. Delay transplanting until your soil has thoroughly warmed up in the spring. A week before transplanting time, harden off plants by exposing them to an increasing number of hours outdoors each day. Peppers are less cold tolerant than tomatoes.
Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum
Days to Maturity: 70-90 from transplants, 100-120 from seed
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Days to Sprout: 9-14
Plant Spacing: 12-18"
Row Spacing: 18-36"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Nutrient Needs: Light to medium feeder
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Tolerance: Tender