Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Bananarama'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Bananarama
Hybridized by Burpee
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

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Fruit Shape:

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Fruit Size:

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Fruit Color:

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Disease Resistance:

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Seed Type:

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Usage:

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Other details:

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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:

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Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Cocoa, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 18, 2005, critterologist from Frederick, MD (Zone 6b) wrote:

Vigorous plants produce lots of peppers that are much larger and thicker-walled than standard banana peppers. Taste is sweetest when ripened to orange/red, but immature fruits have a nice flavor (not bitter). Very attractive cut into rings, especially if you include a variety of color stages.

Neutral

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

A hybrid sweet banana pepper introduced by Burpee in 1999. A long (8 inch) yellow to orange red fruit. (70 day)