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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Admiral'

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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: Admiral

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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:
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to gold

Disease Resistance:
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)
Potato Virus Y (PVY)
Stip

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:
Early (55-68 days)
Mid (69-80 days)

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive joanlc On Nov 29, 2009, joanlc from Perham, MN (Zone 3b) wrote:

Blocky, thick-walled fruits; good leaf cover on strong plants, did well even in our cool 2009 summer. Sweeter than some sweet red bells; great for eating raw.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 26, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 84 day hybrid green to yellow bell. Fruits are 4 1/2 X 4 1/2 inches. Resistant to Resistant: Bacterial Leaf Spot races 1 and 2, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Potato Virus Y, and Stip.

Regional...

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

Perham, Minnesota



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