Nitro S10® is a high quality, mid maturing hybrid suited for place pack. It is adapted to summer production in the northeast and suited for production where bacterial leaf spot is a concern. The fruit have good size uniformity and are smooth, firm, glossy dark green and mature to red color. Nitro S10 benefits from a nutritional management program that helps build a productive plant.
Sow in the greenhouse 7 - 9 weeks before desired planting date. Allow plants to harden 7 days before transplanting. Plant transplants halfway between rootball and bottom leaves. This will help prevent lodging.
Scout every 7 days to ensure crop development. Consult the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide or your local extension agent for identification and treatments.
Cut or break pepper off the plant but leave at least 1” of the stem attached to the pepper.
Clean and wax peppers. Pre-cool at 45ºF. Store at 45 - 50ºF with 90 - 95% humidity; this will ensure the longest shelf life.