Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Balloon'

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

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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:

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Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:

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Regional

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

Liberty Hill, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Plants are 3-4' tall and sturdy. Rates a 4 on the SSE heat scale, with 5 being the hottest.

Neutral

On Oct 7, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very unusual peppers with 3 or 4 flat wings and a pointed, wrinkled center. Thin and crisp, green turning red when ripe. The seeds and veins are extremely hot, but the wings are sweet and mild.