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PlantFiles: Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Balloon'

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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: 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl 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 Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Liberty Hill, Texas



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