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Sweet pepper 'Golden Marconi'  

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Golden Marconi is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Golden Marconi'). 'Golden Marconi' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Leaves appear approximately as a   Cadmium green colour.

An 80 days Italian pepper with beautiful big yellow, 7 inches (20cm) fruit. It is a thick-walled pepper. Very sweet great for eating fresh, fried. Has a delicious mild flavor.1 Can be harvested green or harvested ripe, with a red, orange or yellow, depending upon the exact variety.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Golden Marconi is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.

Italy is believed to be where Golden Marconi originates from.

Golden Marconi Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Golden Marconi

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Golden Marconi is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Golden Marconi are Zone 9 and Zone 11. Ensure your soil is potting mix, loamy and silty and has a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 as Sweet pepper is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Golden Marconi from seed

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Ensure a distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Golden Marconi about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Golden Marconi

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Golden Marconi is a tender plant.

Harvesting Golden Marconi

Sweet pepper Golden Marconi Etymology

Named after Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi (1874 – 1937).

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