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Pepper Sweet Long Red Marconi Seeds

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Pepper Sweet Long Red Marconi Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This is an attractive looking pepper with long thin sweet tasting fruits that turn from green to red with maturity. 
 
For best crops grow under glass or in a polytunnel but they can be grown outside in a very sunny sheltered spot in pots and containers. 
 
Seed Qty 75
 
☀️ Sow February - April
☀️ Germination 14 - 21 days
☀️ Loam or sandy soil that's acidic or neutral 
☀️ Harvest July - October
☀️ Companion Plants Tomato, carrots, onions, parsley & basil
Do not plant with kohlrabi and fennel
☀️ Pick the fruits when they are of a decent size they can be picked green or left to turn red
☀️ A good source of vitamin C
☀️ Use in salads and cooking
 
Sweet peppers need a long growing season and will grow outside if they are planted beside a south facing wall in containers and kept extremely sheltered. They are more suited to a greenhouse, tunnel or conservatory in pots.
 
Sow the seed from February - April in a seed tray covering the seed with a fine layer of sieved compost, and place on a sunny window sill or in a heated propagator do not let the compost dry out.
When the seedlings are around 5cm tall pot them into 9cm pots then into a larger pot as they grow transfer them in June to the greenhouse border, growbag or pots.
 
Water regularly and feed with a liquid feed when the first flowers appear.
 
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