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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 62 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.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

34 weeks

First harvest expected

15 weeks after planting

Last harvest expected

18 weeks after planting

Height

50cm

Spread

30cm

Row Spacing

45cm

Companions

lettuce spring onion eggplant yellow onion

Photos

Bell pepper crops

Bell pepper plantings

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merlotpepper
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capsicum
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IMG_20161019_083806
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DSC_6529
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IMG_20161015_165718
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Bell pepper harvests

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2017-01-28_06-38-49
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IMG_20170313_181112
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IMG_20170320_182739
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IMG_20180227_190003
by shiny

Bell pepper seeds

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IMG_20191008_084146
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Sunniness

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about bell peppers

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 box...

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