Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Banana Bill'

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

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Large (more than 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Yellow changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Roasting

Pickling

Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Early (55-68 days)

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Apr 27, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Impressive fruit set on plant less than 1.5' tall. Unempressive taste, looks, and growth. Will not be planting this variety in the future.

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On Nov 29, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 6 x 1 inch hybrid sweet banana.