Commandant F1 Sweet Pepper Seeds are a hybrid variety bred by Syngenta. They are one of the most popular sweet pepper varieties in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Commandant F1 peppers are known for their high yields, disease resistance, and excellent quality.
Commandant F1 pepper plants are indeterminate, which means they will continue to grow and produce fruit until the first frost. The plants are medium-vigorous and have a compact habit, making them ideal for greenhouse production. Commandant F1 peppers are also well-suited for open field production in a variety of climates.
Commandant F1 Sweet Pepper are blocky in shape and have thick walls. The peppers turn from green to red as they mature. Commandant F1 peppers have a high Brix level, which means they are very sweet. The peppers also have a long shelf life, making them ideal for shipping and marketing.
Commandant F1 Sweet Pepper Seeds are tolerant to a number of diseases, including bacterial spot, bacterial wilt, Fusarium wilt, Verticillium wilt, pepper yellow leaf curly disease, and pepper mosaic virus disease. This makes Commandant F1 peppers a good choice for growers who are facing disease challenges.
Commandant F1 peppers are perfect for fresh eating, canning, and freezing. They can also be used in a variety of culinary dishes, such as salads, stir-fries, and salsas.
Benefits of Commandant F1 Sweet Pepper Seeds:
- High yielding
- Disease resistant
- Excellent quality
- Suitable for greenhouse and open field production
- Blocky shape and thick walls
- High Brix level
- Long shelf life
- Versatile culinary uses
How to Grow Commandant F1 Sweet Pepper Seeds:
Commandant F1 sweet peppers can be grown from seed or from transplants. If starting from seed, sow the seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Transplant the seedlings outdoors when they are 6-8 inches tall.
Commandant F1 peppers need full sun and well-drained soil. Amend the soil with compost or manure before planting. Space the pepper plants 18-24 inches apart.
Water the pepper plants regularly, especially during hot weather. Fertilize the pepper plants every 2-3 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.