Growing Sweet Carmen Hybrid Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
- Other Names: Italian sweet pepper
- Days to Maturity: 75 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-12
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 12-18”
- Row Spacing: 2-3’
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Cut worms, tobacco mosaic virus
- Color: Red
- Flavor: Sweet, fruity
Sweet Carmen Hybrid Pepper Growth Habits:
Plant Sweet Carmen Hybrid Pepper indoors, and then move outdoors when it gets warmer. Sweet Italian pepper plants will grow between two and three feet. Peppers will be fully formed at 60 days, but they will be green. At about 80 days, you should be able to pick Sweet Italian peppers.
Various Uses for Sweet Carmen Hybrid Pepper:
This is a great pepper for those looking for a sweet pepper that isn’t a bell pepper. Sweet Italian Peppers are versatile in the kitchen. Their medium skin means you can cook them and eat them raw. You can char the skin on your grill, slice it into a salad, or saute it into a stir fry. The possibilities are endless.
Sweet Carmen Hybrid Pepper Benefits:
Sweet Carmen Hybrid Peppers have numerous health benefits. They are a great crunchy snack to enjoy when you are trying to find something low in calories. It is full of vitamin A and C, and can really boost your immune system. Many nutrients in italian sweet peppers make it a no brainer to add to your meals.
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