Apr 30, 2017  Week: 17

Pepper Sweet Heat

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Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Hot Pepper, Bell Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 12" (30cm)

Height : 10" (25cm)

Width : 14" (36cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from transplant to ripe fruit: 56; 44 to green harvest
Fruit size (LxW): 3-4 x 1-1.52 in./7.5-10 x 2.5-4 cm
Fruit colour: Green to red
Heat level: Mild (“1 pepper”)

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)

  • One of the earliest peppers to bear fruit!
  • Compact, bushy plants let you ship or sell larger containers with developing fruit.
  • Sweet and mildly spicy peppers can be harvested green or red.
  • Best in-ground and in containers.

Fruit Size (L x W): 3-4 x 1-1.5 in. (8-10 x 3-4 cm)
Heat Indicator: 1 flame

Part of the BOOST collection of vegetables selected for higher levels of antioxidants – just what active, health-conscious gardeners want!