Common Name: Sweet Pepper, Bell Pepper, Hyrbrid
Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
General Information: Easy to grow in gardens and patio pots – ready to pick in less than three months.
These 6-in. (15-cm) ruby red peppers have more flavor than most sweet bells, and are best in salads or sliced for dip.
Idea & Tips: Water in moderation; the soil must drain well.
Peppers don’t tolerate saturated soil that waterlogs their roots.
Use mulch to prevent excessive evaporation from the soil during the dry Summer months.
For support, loosely tie the plants to stakes using rubber bands to allow for the expansion that comes with growing.
Days to Harvest: 70
Fruit Size: 6 x 2 to 3 in. (15 x 5 to 8 cm)
Grower Information: Costa Rican Sweet is a truly tasty pepper that is easy to grow in gardens and patio pots – and ready to pick in less than three months. These 6-in. (15-cm), ruby red peppers have more flavor than most sweet bells. Perfect for salads and dips, they are also delicious roasted or grilled.