Pepper

Pepper 'Dulce Italia'

Pepper - Pepper  'Dulce Italia'

Common Name: Pepper
Genus: Pepper
Cultivar: 'Dulce Italia'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)


  • 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 5įC) 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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