Capsicum, Red Bullhorn ‘Toro’ F1 (Capsicum annuum)
An industry leading red bullhorn type that is fast to colour with sweet thick flesh and high yield potential. Sow seed late winter or early spring. The tall upright plant offers good vigour and cover with regular setting and a very high yield potential. Fruit size is approx. 20-25x6cm on average.
Intermediate Disease Resistance: Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV), Pepper Mild Mottle Virus (PMMoV:1-2)
When to sow: Late winter or early spring
Where to sow: In pots
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 50cm
Between rows 60-80cm
Directions: Plant one seed into individual 5cm to 7.5cm pots with bottom heat or in a warm indoor position mid to late August. Leave on heat until October and then move the plants off the heat but keep them under cover. In November harden off outside for a few days whilst still in the pots. Plant out and stake. Put a plastic tree guard around the seedlings to protect it from the wind and cold for a few weeks. Put four 80cm stakes around the plant to support the plant when weighed down by fruit.
Packet 8 seeds