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Sweet pepper 'Capistrano'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Capistrano'), Capistrano is a variety of Sweet pepper.

PVP#9000220 issued to Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
Date filed: 07/02/1990, Certificate Issued 09/30/1994
Years protected: 18

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. Capistrano is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Capistrano Sweet pepper is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

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How to grow Sweet pepper 'Capistrano'

  • 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 Capistrano is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Capistrano are Zone 9 and Zone 11. A soil ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for Capistrano as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Capistrano from seed

Aim to sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Capistrano

As Capistrano is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Capistrano

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