Sweet Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Bounty'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Bounty
Hybridized by John Bill
Registered or introduced: 2000
» View all varieties of Peppers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Tapered

Fruit Size:

Large (more than 6" in length)

Fruit Color:

Yellow changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Hybrid

Usage:

Fresh (salsa, salads)

Frying

Roasting

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Miami, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Nov 20, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A yellow to red 8 X 1 3/4 inch sweet banana hybrid from Seminis. Available from Rispens.