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PlantFiles: Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Accord'

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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: Accord

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Tapered

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

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Roasting
Pickling

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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Sep 1, 2009, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

As described by Agrohaitai: "This is a special hybrid sweet pepper with a taste of hot pepper or only a bit warm. It is popular among Asian cuisine. Early maturity and high yielding. Green fruits are average 15cm long, turning shiny red when ripe. Can be planted both in greenhouse and open field." Note that it is sold as a sweet pepper but it does have a touch of heat.



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