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jenniferworthen's Pepper 'Chocolate Bell' Care Instructions
If you would like to sow this plant directly, try 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm).
Sweet pepper 'Chocolate' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 45.0 cm [imperial: 1.46 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has don't know light - try to position in a full sun location instead.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is not within the ideal known range for Sweet pepper 'Chocolate'. The recommended range is between Zone 9 and 11. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.
A soil ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for Sweet pepper 'Chocolate' as it does best in acidic to alkaline soil so test your soil acidity often.
Sweet pepper 'Chocolate' tends to be susceptible to Tobacco Etch Virus, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, and Alfalfa Mosaic Virus so keep a note of any developing symptoms.
More information about Pepper 'Chocolate Bell' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Pepper 'Chocolate Bell' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.