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.
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.
All of our seeds are GMO-free.