Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Fruit Basket'

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

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Bell

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to orange

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 31, 2002, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

This is a bell pepper you can grow in hanging baskets or containers. Starts out green and turns to golden orange. It is said to have a taste with a hint of fresh apples. I will update this note after I have tried one.