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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Bell Chocolate'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Bell Chocolate

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Bell

Fruit Size:
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Purple changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On May 5, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A brownish purple to red Chinese hybrid available from AgroHaitai, which offers this description; "3 to 4 (most ) lobed fruits. Average 10x9 cm and 150-200g in weight. Vigorously growing. Resistant to TMV and bacterial wilt."

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Capistrano Beach, California
Laguna Beach, California
Vinton, Ohio
Houston, Texas



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