Week 20 – May 19, 2019

Plant Information

Cajun Belle Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Hot Pepper, Bell Pepper, Mini Bell

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 16 - 22" (41 - 56cm)

Height: 24" (61cm)

Width: 24" (61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Harvest the mildly spicy bell peppers either green or red.
Excellent for salsa.
For a tasty side dish, stuff with cheese and rice, then bake.

Grower Information:

  • Produces bell peppers with mildly spicy taste just right for fresh eating and salsa.
  • Harvest green or red.
  • Best in-ground and in containers.
  • All-America Selections National Winner.

Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)

Days to maturity from transplant: 60-65 to full ripe, 45-50 to green
Fruit characteristics: Mini bell, green to red; L: 2-3 in./5-8 cm; W: 2-3 in./5-8 cm
Plant habit: Medium
Heat level: Mildly hot (2 peppers)