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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Muscato'

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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: Muscato

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

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Bell

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

Fruit Color:
Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Roasting

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)

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Calalily On May 18, 2012, Calalily from Deep South Coastal, TX (Zone 10a) wrote:

Love this pepper, more compact plant, very bushy with dense foliage and medium large, thick walled fruits which turn yellow-orange when ripe. Sets a large amount of fruit so thinning may be necessary to avoid breakage.

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 16, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid from Seeds by Design.



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