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– SWEET PIMENTO
- Seeds per Pack: 20
CAPSICUM – SWEET PIMENTO
Capsicum – Sweet Pimento
Sweet Pimento is uniquely flavored & is known for Its fragrant smell. Thick-walled & heart-shaped, they are extremely productive! The pimento is a large, red, heart-shaped capsicum that can grow 7-10 cm long & 5 -7 cm wide. A strong compact shrub with ample late summer/autumn sweet tasting fruit that is mid-sized with a crisp texture.
Use liquid fertilizer once germinated & transplant before & after all danger of frost and the soil is warm. Plants generally, reach about 60cm in height. Keep well fertilized &watered. Avoid high nitrogen fertilizers as these will promote leaf growth at the expense of fruit. Pick early fruit to encourage more fruiting. In fruit fly areas the fruit should be protected by bagging.
|Germination Time (Days)||10 – 20|
|Maturity Time (Days)||70 – 110|
|Sowing Depth (mm)||4 – 6|
|Plant Spacing (cm)||40 – 60|
|Row Spacing (cm)||80 – 100|
|pH||5.5 – 6|
|Hardy / Frost Tender||Frost Tender|
|Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings||Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings|