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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Crispy'

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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: 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)

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive foose4string 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 Farmerdill 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)

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Earleville, Maryland
Houston, Texas



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