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Sweet pepper 'Italian Marconi Golden'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Italian Marconi Golden is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Italian Marconi Golden'). 'Italian Marconi Golden' is considered a heirloom OP (open polliated) cultivar. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Italian Marconi Golden is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.79 feet (that's 55.0 cm in metric).

Italian Marconi Golden 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 Italian Marconi Golden

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Italian Marconi Golden is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Italian Marconi Golden are Zone 4 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 Italian Marconi Golden from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 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 Italian Marconi Golden about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Italian Marconi Golden

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

Harvesting Italian Marconi Golden

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