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PlantFiles: Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Jingle Bells'

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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: Jingle Bells
Hybridized by Seminis; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Sweet (0 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Bell

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Pickling

Other details:
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

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive harvesthome On Mar 26, 2005, harvesthome from Waverly, NE wrote:

Have had good production here in NE. Our Farmers Market customers really like them and we always sell out.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 6, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A miniature 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch bell.

Regional...

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

Waverly, Nebraska



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