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Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Crispy'

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

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Bell

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Stuffing

Pickling

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Earleville, Maryland

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 7, 2012, foose4string from EARLEVILLE, MD (Zone 7b) wrote:

Burpee seed packet. Very Impressed by this bell. Heavy producer of small- medium sized fruit. These were a great stuffing size and kept producing until mid-late fall. Didn't bother with California Wonder this year as this one took it's place.

Positive

On Oct 4, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1983 hybrid bell. Thick-walled fruits, 3" across and 3-1/2" long, have 3-4 lobes and ripen quickly from green to red. (70 days)