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  • Eventual height: 0.6m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

pepper 'Dulce Italiano'

pepper

approx 150 seeds £2.45
approx 150 seeds £2.45
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender

    A meaty, bull horn type pepper that is used wildely all over Italy. It is a good all rounder and is also known as Corno di Toro. It produces fruits with a sweet taste and thin and they can be used when they are green or red.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow inside - February to April
    Sow outside - March to May
    (when the air temperature is above 5°C) sow 1.5cm deep

    Harvest: June to December

    Sow indoors - February to May. Sow 1cm deep in trays or alternatively two seeds per pot selecting the strongest seedling. Use multi purpose compost, to cover seeds. Plant out in a greenhouse in April to June
    When plants reach 20cm high, pinch out the tips to encourage more side shoots and therefore more peppers to form. Feed regularly with a high-potash tomato feed once the fruits begin to form, and as the plants grow larger they may benefit from some support.

    Harvest: July to October

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