Sweet Pepper – CUBANELLE


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Sweet Pepper – CUBANELLE

Also known as Cuban pepper or Italian frying pepper, these are classed as a Sweet Pepper, but may deliver the slightest hint of heat.  The peppers average 6-8 inches long, are sweet, mild and thin walled turning from light green to red if left to fully mature.  The Cubanelle peppers will also vary in size and a slightly tested shape.

Cultivation advice Sweet Pepper – CUBANELLE

Planting Depth: 1/8 inch

Spacing, Seed: 1 inches

Spacing, Plant: 20-24 inches

Light: Full Sun, Warm location, Greenhouse, Conservavatory

  • Sow seeds 1/4″ deep in 3in pots with quality seed compost in early spring. Keep moist. Seedlings emerge in 10-21 days at 60-70degrees F.
  • Transplant to individual containers when seedlings have at least two pairs of leaves.
  • When 4-5 inches plant 20-24 In apart in greenhouse / conservatory with root ball 1/2 In below the soil surface.
  • Keep moist and feed when flowering with tomato type fertiliser.
  • Harvest when fruits have reached full-size and full colour.