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Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub
Seed per packet: appr. 15
Old Italian heirloom variety of sweet capsicum that produces curved fruits up to 20 cm long. The fruits can be harvested green or red after 70-90 days
Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a well-drained, well fed soil in a sunny position. Annual in temperate climates perennial in the tropics.
Capsicums require warmth for germination, if starting early provide warmth.
Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer
Cold: Spring to Summer
Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 50cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 10-12 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.