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PlantFiles: Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Marconi Red'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Marconi Red
Additional cultivar information: (aka Red Marconi)

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Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Oblong

Fruit Size:
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated
Heirloom

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Roasting

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive lilrandy On Mar 12, 2014, lilrandy from Jeanerette, LA wrote:

This cultivar grew great in my garden. Plants grew to four feet, and produced lots of peppers. The average size was about 2" wide by 8" long. While I didn't get the 3 x 12 size, I was extremely satisfied with production. It's not a thick walled pepper, but it has a nice sweet flavor. These have definitely reserved a spot in my garden.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Italian heirloom with sweet, large red fruits. Plants produce 3-lobed tapered blunt-tipped fruits that measure 3" at the shoulder and up to 12" long. 70-90 days from transplant.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 7, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An open pollinated cultivar with 12 x 3 inch fruits.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Menifee, California
Louisville, Kentucky
Jeanerette, Louisiana
Thayer, Missouri
Houston, Texas
Liberty Hill, Texas
Sheboygan, Wisconsin



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