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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'La Rouge Royale'

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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: La Rouge Royale

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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
Oblong

Fruit Size:
Medium (4" to 6" in length)
Large (more than 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
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:
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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive IndianaBodeen On Aug 5, 2012, IndianaBodeen from Wheatfield, IN wrote:

Very easy to start from seed. Easy to grow and yields a large amount of peppers.

I have grown these for several years and will continue to grow them.

Positive Farmerdill On Oct 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A large elongated green to red bell. Very large plant that is productive. It is very late setting, well after most bells have ripened.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Wheatfield, Indiana



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