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Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Mexi Bell'

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)

Regional

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

Dutton, Alabama

Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Augusta, Georgia

Charleston, Missouri

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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.