Pepper Sweet Marconi Red – Item #872


A delicious sweet, Italian-style pepper used for roasting and frying. Fruits are 6 to 8″ long and go from green to red at maturity. Use wherever red bell peppers are called for, or sear over the high heat of a summer barbecue.

SKU: 00000703 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 6-15 days

Unless you live in a year-round warm climate, start seeds indoors eight to ten weeks before last frost. Keep soil temperature warm (75-80°F) for best germination. Harden off young plants ten days before transplanting and plant outdoors in late spring.

Peppers may be harvested when they reach mature green size, about 5-8″ long, or wait for them to mature to a bright red color with a sweeter flavor.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum

Matures In: 75 days

Attributes: Heirloom sweet roasting variety