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Bell Pepper 'Better Belle'

Capsicum annuum

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Better 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):

Sweet (0 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)

Stuffing

Pickling

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Oceanside, California

Kissimmee, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 25, 2005, Kameha from Kissimmee, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Great disease resistant plant! My plants have producing peppers since september...all winter long here in Florida. The bell peppers are sweet but are sweetest when allowed to turn red while still on the plant.

Neutral

On Nov 10, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 65 day 4 x4 inch hybrid green to red bell available from Tomato Growers Supply. 85 days to red.

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