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Giant Marconi Sweet Peppers

By SongofJoy
March 4, 2014

My new favorite sweet pepper to grow at home is the hybrid Italian variety, 'Giant Marconi' (Capsicum annuum 'Giant Marconi'). It's one of the largest of the Italian sweet peppers and has an oblong profile with a slightly lobed stem end. The fruits reach 6-8 inches or more in length.

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Name: Cinda
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gardengus
Mar 3, 2014 8:26 PM CST
These are our favorite pepper for grilling .
My guys love them grilled on a thinly sliced steak sandwich Drooling
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Mar 4, 2014 3:12 AM CST
If I could only grow one pepper, this would be it, I think. Very versatile.
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Name: Christine
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Mar 4, 2014 1:57 PM CST
SOLD!! Hurray!
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Mar 4, 2014 3:51 PM CST
Hurray! Thumbs up
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Name: Karli
Southeast Iowa (Zone 5a)
Klarimore605
Jun 13, 2017 9:21 AM CST
What size container would be best for growing red Marconi pepper plant? I'll be starting it from seeds. The name on the packet does not say "giant".
Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Jun 16, 2017 11:41 AM CST
I'm not sure there is any difference between the two. The Giant Marconis may be fatter. I grow mine in a 14" pot.
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