Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Red ruffled'), Red ruffled is a variety of Sweet pepper. 'Red ruffled' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: White and Purple taupe. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Cadmium red. Leaves appear approximately as a Islamic green colour. 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. Red ruffled 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, Red ruffled 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 'Red ruffled'
Growing Red ruffled from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Red ruffled about 32 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Red ruffled
Many peppers, including the ruffled pimento, seem to like mingling, seem to enjoy touching leaves. Recommend transplanting is with a space of no more than 12 inches. When initially watering the transplant hole, use a liquid having a mix of water and epsom salts, which provides a much needed level of magnesium for good plant and fruit development [I forget the exact ratio, but it can be found with an online search].As Red ruffled is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Red ruffled
Sweet pepper 'Red ruffled' information
How long does Red ruffled take to grow?
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