Week 50 – December 15, 2018

Plant Information

Candy Cane Red Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Sweet Pepper

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Multicolor green and white leaves and green and white striped peppers stand out in every garden.
Peppers ripen to solid red and are delicious at any stage.
Perfect for growing in the ground or in a container.

Grower Information:

  • Snack pepper has unique, eye-catching variegated foliage, plus fruit that ripen from green striped to solid red.
  • Sweet flavour, thin walls, crispy texture. Perfect for fresh eating at any stage of ripeness.
  • Best in containers or in-ground, with or without support.

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

Type: Sweet Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 60-65 to full ripe, 40-45 to green stripe
Fruit characteristics: Snack, green/white stripe to red; L: 3.5-4 in./9-10 cm; W: 1.25-1.75 in./3-4 cm
Plant habit: Medium