Sweet Pepper Marconi Red is an italian variety,with sweeter and more intense taste than other bell type peppers. It has a thick, soft and juicy meat, its fruit measuring about 17cm. It is suitable for growing in pots. It is certainly the choice of gourmet. The seeds of this variety we offer are Organic.
Sweet Pepper Marconi Red is an italian variety,with sweeter and more intense taste than other bell type peppers. It has a thick, soft and juicy meat, its fruit measuring about 17cm. It is suitable for growing in pots. It is certainly the choice of gourmet. The seeds of this variety we offer are Organic
It is a very elegant plant for the garden, it is hardy, growing fast and very productive. It can measure up to 120cm and take up 45-60 cm, so we should choose large pots, or enough space in the garden. It is resistant to Potato Virus Y and Tobacco Mosaic virus.
Planting is between February and May. The pepper needs at least 20 ° C to germinate, so it is always advisable to sow in seedbed inside. We have to sow 2 or 3 seeds per small seedbed to 1 cm deep. We must always keep the soil moist. Later, when the wheater would be enough warm, we can transplant it into the garden or pots. As all peppers need enough hot and light. We also need to water them enough but without flood, so they can give more fruit and better.
They can be eaten when they are still green, or left to mature until they are red and reach their maximum level of sweetness. It is advisable to collect any green, because we stimulate the production of more peppers. They can be stored in a plastic bag or "film" in the fridge, it is a good option cut and freeze too, they be kept in the freezer up to 6 months. Another option is to dry them in a dry place away from sunlight.
It is widely used for grilling and frying but are also delicious raw, they are ideal for salads. Its size allows it be filled. Combinations with other dishes are endless.
The peppers contribute to our diets a lot of vitamins, fiber, potassium and antioxidants. Red peppers have more vitamins C and A. The pepper has stimulant, digestive and disinfectant properties. It contributes the body a large dose of silicon and fluorine, which is very important for nails, hair and skin. The pepper neutralizes acidity, improves rheumatism and arthritis and active liver function. Its consumption is important to prevent the onset of degenerative and chronic diseases. It is used to cure sore throat and applied externally helps clear skin blemishes
We can plant the peppers with tomatoes, eggplant, carrots, sprouts, basil and geraniums, but not with kale, beans, red beets, peas, fennel and Brussels sprouts.