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Sweet pepper 'Perennial'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Perennial is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Perennial'). This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Perennial is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Perennial Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Sweet pepper 'Perennial'

  • Full Sun

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  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Perennial is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Perennial are Zone 9 and Zone 11. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 as Perennial is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Perennial from seed

Ensure a distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Perennial about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Perennial

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Perennial is a tender plant.

Harvesting Perennial

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