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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Mexi Bell'

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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: Mexi Bell
Additional cultivar information: (aka Mexibell, Mexi-Belle)

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Bell

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

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive admodeva On Nov 20, 2005, admodeva from Dutton, AL (Zone 7a) wrote:

This was our first year trying these and they all grew and were very productive (we had more than we knew what to do with) and easy to care for. I recommend trying them.

Positive Farmerdill On Nov 4, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 70 day hybrid mildly hot bell. It grows well, and is great for frying (peppers and onions) and fajitas.

Regional...

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

Dutton, Alabama
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Augusta, Georgia
Charleston, Missouri



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