Organic Pepper: Rosso

Organic Pepper: Rosso

£1.95

  • EUR: €2.30

Elongated sweet red pepper with a mild fruity taste and firm crunchy flesh. Ripening from green to red. Good cropper.

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Description

Organic Pepper: Rosso. Capsicum annuum.

An elongated sweet red pepper with a mild fresh flavour. Can be eaten green but ripen to a bright red. Produces a good crop.
This is a variety is carefully maintained through conservation breeding. It is grown, selected and replicated for its positive characteristics to bring you the purest possible seed. Continual care in this way – ie. grown every year, ensures the plants you grow are adapted to the most recent changing climatic conditions. This means the seed you save from your plants are from a strong variety and up to date climatically.

How to grow:
Sow seeds in modules from February on, on heat 18-21C, preferably in a propagator with a lid. Once the first true leaves appear you can pot up into 8cm pots, keep on open heat if you have it and plant out into the greenhouse/polytunnel once it’s warmed up. They like a soil temperature of 21 to 29C.  Water and liquid feed as necessary from below, prefers a rich, nutritious soil.

Problem solving:
Aphids can be controlled inside by bringing in ladybirds when you notice a few. Red spider mites like it dry so keep the moisture levels up.

Favourite ways to eat them:
Great raw in salads or cooked in many dishes. Scrummy in stir fries or grilled on the barbeque.

Cultural history:
Originally from south America where they have been grown for 1,000s of years. Imported into Spain in 1493 they have been embraced in Europe and the world over.

Avg contents: 20 seeds.

Additional information

Weight0.005 g

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