Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Natasha'

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

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Large (more than 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Yellow changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 1

Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 2

Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS), Race 3

Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV)

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Roasting

Drying

Pickling

Other details:

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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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On Feb 12, 2013, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large sweet banana type with resistance to TSWV and bacterial spot.