Red Jet Pepper Seeds F1 (35-132 | 240g)
Red Jet F1 is an early maturing sweet pepper variety that produces high yields of large, blocky red fruits. These crisp, juicy peppers are very sweet and perfect for eating fresh or cooking. With proper care, Red Jet F1 peppers will reward you with prolific harvests all season long. Red Jet Pepper Seeds F1 (35-132 | 240g) is a Sweet Pepper hybrid variety developed by Rijk Zwaan. It can be cultivated both on an open field and in greenhouses and it is a compact early maturing plant that has a good fruit setting under hot conditions. It can be planted in both the rainy and dry season.
Description: Red Jet Pepper Seeds F1 (35-132 | 240g)
- Red blocky pepper suitable for green harvest
- Excellent resistance pattern
- Easy fruit setting variety
- Very good plant coverage in open-field cultivation
- Good production
- Short plant habit
- Weight: 240g
- Suitable for both indoor and open-field production
- Resistances: PVY: 0,1,1.2/ Tm: 0-2/ Xcv: 1-3 Lt\
Health Benefit of Red Jet Pepper
- Peppers contain a wide array of phytochemicals such as vitamins, phenolic, and flavonoids that are important antioxidants that may reduce degenerative diseases.
- peppers are rich in many minerals, vitamins, and amino acids essential for human health and growth.
- Helps prevent anemia because of the great source of vitamin B6 and folate it contains.
- It helps support healthy night vision because of the high percentage of vitamin A which helps to support healthy eyesight, especially the night vision it contains.
- They prevent nausea, nasal infections, and cough because of the lycopene and several antioxidants in them.
- Red peppers contain more than 200 percent of your daily vitamin C intake. Besides being a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C helps the proper absorption of iron. If you are iron deficient, try combining red peppers with your iron source for maximum absorption.
- Help prevent anemia because of the high percentage of vitamin B6 and folate they contain.
- Peppers help support healthy night vision: High in vitamin A, they help to support healthy eyesight, especially night vision.
- They are packed with antioxidants: The combined effects of vitamins A and C create a great antioxidant capacity, and with lycopene in the mix, the red bell pepper becomes a top-notch superfood. Lycopene is what makes tomatoes and peppers red. Red peppers are one of the highest veggies in lycopene, which helps prevent many cancers including prostate and lung.
- Burn more calories with peppers: Recent research has shown that sweet red peppers can activate thermogenesis and increase metabolic rate. Red bell peppers do not contain capsaicin, which is what makes peppers hot and causes us to sweat, but they do have a mild thermogenic action that increases our metabolism without increasing our heart rate and blood pressure like the hot peppers do.
How to plant Red Jet Pepper
To germinate, fill a planting tray with soil and plant your pepper seeds a quarter of an inch deep. Water, provide sun, and nutrients when needed.
Tips on how to plant pepper.
- Peppers grow well in sandy or loamy soil, which keeps ground conditions well-drained and warm. Peppers also grow well in soils with pH between 6.0 and 6.8.
- Mulch well: Black plastic mulch can help absorb the sun and keep your ground soil warm. Grass clippings are also good for peppers, as they can help smother weeds that could damage their delicate root system.
- Water carefully: Peppers need deep watering, about one to two inches per week. Although bell peppers like warm weather, they will not flourish in intense heat. Monitor your watering carefully, keeping it as balanced as possible.
- Provide sun: They need full sun to grow and ripen properly, so keep them in a sunny spot in your vegetable garden.
- Use the right fertilizer: Fertilize with a compound that is low in nitrogen to help your peppers grow without affecting the rate of fruit production.
- Check for pests: Aphids and flea beetles are two garden pests that love Use organic insecticides and tend to your plant often to keep pest invasions under control.
To optimize productivity:
- – Use transplants for earlier maturity and higher yields
- – Use row covers at planting to enhance early growth
- – Maintain consistent soil moisture, especially during flowering
- – Stake/prune plants to focus energy on fruit production
- – Apply kaolin clay to reduce heat stress
- – Control pests/diseases aggressively to prevent stunted plants
- – Pick peppers regularly to encourage more fruit-setting
For a bountiful harvest of sweet, crunchy Red Jet peppers, be sure to order your seeds from Farmsquare today! Let me know if you need any other growing tips.
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