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

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Oblong

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Stuffing

Roasting

Pickling

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

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

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:

Late (more than 80 days)

Regional

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

Elgin, Texas

Houston, Texas

Liberty Hill, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 28, 2007, Suze_ from (Zone 7b) wrote:

A great variety. Sweet and tasty, has managed to produce well through an entire spring and summer for me, and is still going strong.

Neutral

On Nov 26, 2005, blameitonkarma from Lancaster, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Not terribly productive. Can't tell you about the taste because when the plant finally would produce a pepper, my dog at it before I could.

Neutral

On Nov 10, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A yellow version of the Marconi.