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PlantFiles: Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Topepo Rosso'

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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: Topepo Rosso

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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:
Round
Flat

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Roasting

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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive SigourneyBeaver On Aug 16, 2010, SigourneyBeaver from Pine Island, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

This is the prettiest, tastiest little pepper I've ever grown. Very easy to grow, too. It sure does wonders to a pot of beans to add a few of these gems. They're almost garnet in color.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 28, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 85 day tomato shaped green to red sweet pepper from Italy.

Regional...

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

Bokeelia, Florida
Houston, Texas



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