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Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Yellow Belle'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Yellow Belle
Additional cultivar information:(aka Yellow Bell)
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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 gold

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Stuffing

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Regional

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

New Port Richey, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Hallsville, Missouri

Stow, Ohio

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Brazoria, Texas

Freeport, Texas

Radford, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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positives
1
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 2, 2011, hutchygirl from Stow, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

QUESTION: why are the leaves on my plants curling upward? HELP!

Positive

On Mar 4, 2010, DAKOTA31400 from Petersburg, ND (Zone 3a) wrote:

Trouble free, non-vining yellow bell pepper. Grows well in containers. High yeild, a very sweet medium size fruit.

Positive

On Jul 5, 2009, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

I really like the color of this pepper and it looks wonderful with all the other colored peppers in salad, potato dishes or just anything that needs a pepper taste.

Positive

On May 10, 2009, celtic_wyndes_f from Hallsville, MO (Zone 5b) wrote:

INFO: Sweet tast! Leave fruit on the plant to develop full flavor and to ripen to yellow

Positive

On Aug 28, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An early (65 day) yellow bell pepper. An open pollinated cultivar that shows up in garden centers labeled Yellow Bell. A good pepper.