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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Fruit Basket'

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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: 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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mystic 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.

Regional...

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

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



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