With its adaptability and smoky-sweet flavor, this giant Marconi pepper is a great choice and will bring a great pop of red in your garden! The Red Marconi Pepper is a prolific Italian, tapered-shaped heirloom that provides crunchiness, sweetness, and versatility. Growing up to 12 inches long and 3 inches across the shoulders, it is one of the biggest Italian-type sweet peppers and is perfect for cooking red sauce, pasta dish, salads, and many cooked dishes. The plant grows to 2.5 feet tall, almost like the Golden and Purple Maroni Peppers. The giant Marconi sweet pepper ripens from green to red and it is the sweetest when red. Just don’t get it mixed up with the NuMex Big Jim!
Fun Fact: The Marconi Pepper comes in three beautiful colors. The red is the sweetest pepper out of them all, with the purple pepper having a deeper pepper flavor. The golden pepper provides a gentle sweetness.
Species: Capsicum Annuum
Heat Level: 0 Scoville Heat Units
Type: Sweet Pepper
Days to Harvest: 75-90 Days
# of Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds