Sweet Italian Pepper

Sweet Italian Pepper



  • 25 seeds Packet
  • Organic
  • Scarlet fruits grow to 5 inches long
  • Great for fresh eating, frying, and canning
  • 75-85 days from transplant


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This is what we use in our greenhouses and outdoor gardens


Item Details

Introduced to SSE in 1979 by SSE member Mike Cannon of New York. Sweet Italian variety was given to him by Phil Tolli. Large, dependable yields of 5″ long scarlet-red peppers. This is one of our all-around favorites for fresh eating, frying, and canning recipes. Great added to tomato sauces. 75-85 days from transplant. Sweet.

Learn to Grow Tolli’s, Sweet Italian Pepper


Sweet Italian Pepper Hawaiian Volcanic Organic

Instructions – Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm.


  • Spacing: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep, 18-24 inches apart in rows 24-36 inches apart.
  • Sunlight: These peppers require full sun.
  • Soil: They thrive in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
  • Watering: Water regularly to maintain moist soil, but do not overwater.
  • Harvesting: Harvest when the peppers reach the desired size or color.


Health Benefits:

  • Vitamin C: They’re high in vitamin C, supporting immune health.
  • Vitamin A: They are a good source of vitamin A, promoting eye health.
  • Heart Health: They contain heart-healthy nutrients like potassium and folate.
  • Antioxidants: They are high in antioxidants, which help protect cells against damage.
  • Capsaicin: They contain capsaicin, which has pain-relieving properties.


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