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Sweet Pepper 'Orange Bell'Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Very productive plants producing typical 'blocky', thick walled fruits with delicious sweetness. Sweet Pepper Orange Bell is very productive, with fruits that start green, ripening to a gorgeous orange.

Patio, Kitchen Garden, Greenhouse, Conservatory

Half-hardy

Full sun

50cm (19.7in)

40cm (15.7in)

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For a heavier crop, feed all peppers with a high potash fertiliser each week, once the flowers have started to set fruit.

Sow seeds March to April. Place seeds on the surface of a free draining compost and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator at 18-21C (65-70F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3 in) pots. Plant in final situation when 10cm (4in) high, 45cm (18in) apart. For indoor crops, plant into growbags or pots. For outdoor crops, acclimatise plants to outdoor conditions for a few days before planting in sunny, fertile, moist, well drained soil , after all risk of frost has passed.

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Reviews

Easy to grow 2011-09-27

I wasn't sure I'd be able to grow peppers in the Scottish Borders, albeit in a greenhouse, but thought I'd give it a go. I am delighted: by early September a cluster of dark green fruits rapidly turned bright orange and even better they have a lovely fresh flavour and good, crisp texture which was superior to shop-bought orange peppers. I can see I'll have a sequence of fruits well into October. On little tip: don't cover the pots when germinating. I made that mistake at first, but once I replanted with only a thin covering of compost and full light (and bottom heat) I had a good response. The growth seems slow at first, say, compared with tomatoes, but in the end they're well worth the space in a greenhouse.