Pepper Sweet Spanish Mixed
Sweet Mixed is a special selection of varieties to give a mixture of colours and shapes. The mix contains heavy block shaped fruits with mild flavours.
As easy to grow as tomatoes and requiring much of the same treatment. Peppers can be grown outside, so long as they are in a sheltered sunny area, but best results are usually obtained when they are grown in a polytunnel or a glasshouse. Peppers are delicious when used raw in salads but are also very tasty when cooked. They can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.
Pack size: 100 Seeds
WHEN TO SOW
February to April
WHERE TO SOW
Sow seed on the surface of a free draining compost in pots or trays and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite and place at a temperature 18-21°C until seeds germinate.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Prick out seedlings when large enough to handle into 7cm (3in) pots and grow on underglass. Once plants reach 10cm (4in) high transplant into growbags or 25cm (10in) pots and grow on underglass. Feed once a week with tomato fertiliser once first fruits have set.
July to October
To help support the weight of the crop it is best to tie plants to some canes as they grow.
High in vitamin C and beta carotene (pro-vitamin A).