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PlantFiles: 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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5 members have or want this plant for trade.

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

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

Fruit Color:
Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

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)

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4 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Positive DAKOTA31400 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 WillowWasp 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 celtic_wyndes_f 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 Farmerdill 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.


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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