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Pepper 'Asti Red'

Tasty, disease resistant red bell pepper, ideal for organic growing, with good, fat, fleshy walls and sweet taste.
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10 seeds (organic)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
annuum
Common name
Sweet Pepper
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover late February-early March in modules, for planting May-June once plants are 10cm tall and first flowers have appeared. Most peppers do best grown indoors but can be planted outside in a sunny, sheltered spot after the last frosts.

Description

Tasty, disease resistant red bell pepper, ideal for organic growing, with good, fat, fleshy walls and sweet taste. We grow this inside and out, (in a sheltered spot) at Perch Hill.

Care Tips

Stake plants and tie in as they grow. Tips may be pinched out at 20cm to promote branching but this will delay cropping. Keep well watered and feed regularly with a tomato feed once fruits start to form.