Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Satsuma'

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

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

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 orange

Disease Resistance:

Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

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)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Menifee, California

Augusta, Georgia

Beatrice, Nebraska

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Sep 20, 2008, KSBaptisia from Beatrice, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Colors up quickly. Flavor pretty good when green, but it is excellent when ripe.

Positive

On Nov 21, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A blocky orange hybrid bell. A very good performer here. If you like ripe bells, this one colors up faster than normal.