A sweet pepper from the Landes region in France
This heirloom French variety produces very elongated fruits about 20 cm long and thin that may look like berries, but they are not! They can be eaten raw and cooked, are fleshy and have thin skin. They are very fragrant and delicious on the grill or with omelette.
Scientific Name: Capsicum annum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-29°C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-90 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well draining and rich
Sowing and cultivation: Sow in pots from March, at a temperature between 16 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 5 weeks before planting. Transplant the entire root ball in the ground, after the last frosts, at a minimum distance of 50 cm, burying the stem up to the first leaves. Water thoroughly when planting.