Bell Pepper capsicum annuum
How to sow bell pepper: Sow seeds indoors, harden plants off before transplanting outside. Transplant when soil is warm.
Sun requirement for bell pepper: Plant in Full Sun
Bell Pepper has been planted 69 times by Growstuff members.
The bell pepper is a cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum. Bell pepper cultivars produce fruits in colors including red, yellow, orange, green, brown, white, and purple. The fruit is often mildly sweet, because this specific cultivar does not produce capsaicin, the chemical responsible for other peppers' spiciness.
Median lifespan27 weeks
First harvest expected15 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected18 weeks after planting
Companionslettuce spring onion eggplant yellow onion
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This weekend I had two full days to really focus on the yard, and I made the most of it. With the intermittent help of several others over the course of the weekend, I got both easement planter boxes filled with compost and soil, cleaned up and weeded the alley, got the stump pulled from the coni...
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