Aug 24, 2019  Week: 34

Candy Cane Red Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Sweet Pepper

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

Type : Sweet

Class : Snack

Habit : Medium

Fruit Color : Green/white stripe to red

Fruit Size : 3.5-4 in./9-10 cm long x 1.25-1.75 in./3-4 cm wide

Days to maturity from transplant (green) : 40-45

Days to maturity from transplant (ripe) : 60-65

Production Method : Field

  • Snack pepper has unique, eye-catching variegated foliage, plus fruit that ripens from green striped to solid red.
  • Sweet flavour, thin walls, crispy texture. Perfect for fresh eating at any stage of ripeness.
  • Best in containers or in-ground, with or without support.