|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
This is a very hot variety that produces an abundant crop. Suitable for cultivation in tropical areas as it prefers warm, humid climates. Plant grows to a height of 24-28 inches with light green foliage that produces bright red fruit. Harvesting begins after about 90 days and continues at least 3-4 months. The hanging fruit is shaped like an elongated globe 3 inches long with a 2 inch diameter Sowing Period It is sown in the nursery from February to transplant in April, or for direct seeding from March to April. Sow Method Transplant.
In a nursery in November and transplant in January or alternatively, directly in January – April. Transplant when the plants are approx, 6 inches tall and place them in rows at a distance of 16 inches along the row, leaving 20 inches between the rows.
Transplant from indoors in early spring
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial plant||65-70 days||Full||20-28 inches||30 inches||Early winter to late spring|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening