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Plant Information

Thunderbolt Pepper Sweet

Common Name: Sweet Pepper
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Plant Habit: Mounded
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Height: 40 - 45" (102 - 114cm)
Width: 35 - 40" (89 - 102cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Each huge pepper grows over 1 ft. (30 cm) long!
Thick walls give a great crunch, and it’s very sweet, too.
Great eaten fresh, fried or stuffed.
This is soon to be your favorite pepper.

Idea & Tips: Water in moderation; the soil must drain well. 
Peppers don’t tolerate saturated soil that waterlogs their roots. 
Don’t overfertilize.
Use mulch to prevent excessive evaporation from the soil during the dry Summer months. 
For support, loosely tie the plants to stakes using rubber bands to allow for the expansion that comes with growing.
Days to Harvest: 65 - 80
Fruit Size: 13 x 4 in. (33 x 10 cm)
Disease Resistance: TMV,TSWV
Grower Information: Huge Marconi sweet peppers deliver exceptional flavor and texture, with thick walls for a satisfying crunch! Great fresh, fried or stuffed. Produces big yields of tapered peppers that mature from green to red. Ideal in gardens or large containers.