Long Red Marconi Sweet Pepper Seeds

Long Red Marconi

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A slender, elegant pepper with a sweet, mild flavor. Excellent raw, stir-fried or roasted.



[80 days] This slender, Italian-bred sweet pepper produces large amounts of long thin fruits with a mild, sweet flavor. Upon maturity, the fruits vary from medium green to deep red depending on how long you leave them on the stalk.

Prized by gourmets for excellence of their flavor, the Long Red Marconi is an excellent variety to grow at home, as they can be quite expensive when purchased at the supermarket.

The plant itself grows up to 90cm and produces plenty of tapering pods 15-18cm long, from green ripening to red.

Note: If you have access to grow lights and a heated propagator you can start sowing your plants in December and January to give you a head start on the year.

Common Questions

Can you eat the long green peppers? Yes! Best enjoyed until red, the longer they are left on the plant the sweeter the fruit. However you can eat long red Marconi peppers when under ripe or green.

Long Red Marconi Details

Average Germination Time
7 - 14 Days
Sowing Method
Indoors Sow (propagator)
Days to Maturity
75 - 95 Days
Max Grown Height
18 - 24 inches
Grow in Greenhouse
Packet Seed Count
Recommended Soil pH

Sow and Harvest Times

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