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Sweet pepper 'Lady Bell'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

Lady Bell is a variety of Sweet pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Lady Bell'.

goes green to red

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Lady Bell is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Lady Bell Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and 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 'Lady Bell'

  • Full Sun

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  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Lady Bell is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Lady Bell needs a soil ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Lady Bell from seed

Sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Lady Bell about 32 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Lady Bell

Lady Bell is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Lady Bell

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