Growing Instructions for Capsicum Santorini:
Season: Warm-season crop, after the last frost.
Soil: Well-draining, fertile, pH 6.0-6.8.
Planting: Start indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant or direct sow when soil is warm.
Spacing: 18-24 inches apart in rows 24-36 inches apart.
Watering: Keep soil consistently moist, especially during flowering and fruiting.
Sunlight: Full sun, at least 6-8 hours a day.
Fertilization: Balanced fertilizer at planting. Side-dress with balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
Support: Stake tall plants to prevent breakage.
Harvest: About 70-85 days after transplanting. Red or yellow, depending on ripeness.
Nutrition (per 100g):
- Calories: Approx. 31 kcal.
- Vitamins: High in vitamin C.
- Minerals: Good source of potassium.
- Capsaicin: Mild heat.
- Fiber: Supports digestion.