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Pepper Purple Beauty   

started all the peppers in a plastic bag on wet paper towels and put behind the xbox (to stay warm).

put in garden behind Korean peppers

This planting has been archived (Died).

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Quantity: 2

Plant Sweet pepper Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 9689


Care Instructions

If sowing directly, 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).

Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty' normally grows to a mature height of 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has partial sun light - a full sun position will ensure your plant thrives.

Your garden has sandy loam soil: planting in loam soil will ensure your plant thrives.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is not within the ideal known range for Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty'. The recommended range is between Zone 9 and 11. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.

Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.5 as Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about Pepper Purple Beauty is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Pepper Purple Beauty Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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I like your xbox bottom-heat method! :)

Posted on 10 Apr 11 (over 4 years ago)

Thanks. After I put them there my daughter moved on to different games so I moved them to under my laptop (which is always on). :)

Posted on 10 Apr 11 (over 4 years ago)

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