SWEET PEPPER "SWEET CHOCOLATE".
The color and taste of sweet chocolate!
An interesting variety of sweet pepper, which in biological ripeness acquires a real chocolate color.
The variety is mid-season, a bush 70-80 cm high, forms a large number of elongated pyramidal fruits with a rounded, smooth tip.
The color of the pepper varies from dark green to chocolate, but from the inside, the ripe fruit is red. Fruits 2-3 chamber - juicy, thick-walled and sweet, weighing about 200 g. Wall thickness is 5-6 mm, the skin is tender, the taste is very pleasant and peculiar, with a bitter-chocolate aroma.
The fruits are delicious fresh, they will decorate and diversify the flavor range and colors of fresh summer salads.
This variety is recommended to be grown in open ground and under film shelters.
Sowing for seedlings is carried out 60-70 days before planting the plants in a permanent place. The optimum constant temperature for seed germination is 26-28 degrees. When planting in the ground, 5 plants are placed per 1 square meter.
The variety responds well to watering and feeding with complex mineral fertilizers. To accelerate the germination of seeds, improve plant health, improve fruit setting, it is recommended to use plant growth and development stimulants (for example, "Epin" or "Zircon").
0.1 gram contains about 12-14 seeds for growing on 2-2.5 m2. The projected yield with good agricultural technology will be 8-10 kg.
Plant 1-2 seeds in peat substrate cups, in the depth of 0,5-1,5 cm. Optimal temperature for seed germination +22+25°C. It is important to avoid temperature and humidity fluctuations during germination. Seedlings grow within 60-80 days depending on the cultivation conditions.
One bell pepper contains a daily dose of vitamin C. Sweet peppers have almost the same content of carotene as carrots.
Eng.: Sweet pepper. Suom.: Vihannespaprika. Swen.: Paprika. Bot.: Capsicum annuum L.