Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso originates from Italy. It's an organically grown variety. It's also known as Bull's Horn. Corno di Toro Rosso is a very sweet, slightly peppery, large, oblong-shaped sweet pepper variety. The fruits can grown up to 20 cm tall and they ripen from green to bright red. These prolific plant needs support to carry these heavy fruits.
Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. And the minerals iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium. Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso is also high in fiber and low in calories. So it's a very healthy vegetable. Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso is also a versatile vegetable. You can cook, bake, grill, roast, steam and stir-fry it. It can be used in salads, pasta sauces, stir-fry dishes, cassaroles and as a healthy and tasty snack. You can also fill Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso with rice or minced meat. Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso is delicious in combination with cheese, chicken, lettuce, eggs, potatoes, beef, lamb, carrots and tomatoes. Sweet pepper Corno di Toro Rosso is a non-hardy annual. Height: 50 - 120 cm.
Sweet Pepper seeds
Days till harvest
Indoor sowing: February - April
Germination: 7 - 14 days
Germination temp. : 22 - 25°C
Sowing depth: shallow - ½ cm
Replanting: 2 - 3 weeks after sowing
Transplanting: after the Ice Saints
Plant distance: 40 - 50 cm
Plant position: greenhouse or glashouse
Days till harvest: 95 - 110 days
Soak, for a faster germination, the seeds about 12 hours prior to sowing in tepid water. This softens the seeds and make the germination a bit easier. Sow from february on in trays with some moist pottingsoil. Sow shallow and thinly and cover the seeds with a tiny layer of soil. Put the trays in a propagator with lid to keep the temperature as even and constant as possible. This helps also with the germination. Don't let the temperature drop during the night. Remove the lid when the seedlings emerge. Keep moist, warm and light. Transplant the seedlings to large, individual pots after approx. 2 - 3 weeks.
Transplant Your seedlings, after the Ice Saints have gone (half may), and there's no longer any danger of nightsfrost, outdoors in a greenhouse or hothouse. Sweet peppers love warmth and they need a lot of warmth, sunlight and shelter for a good harvest. Give Your plants a sturdy support and from the moment the fruits are going to set each week some liquid fertilizer. Harvest the sweet peppers by cutting them with scissors of the plant or by twisting them of the plant.