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Sweet pepper 'Belmont'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Belmont is a variety of Sweet pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Belmont'. 'Belmont' is considered a hybrid cultivar.

Developed by Asgrow Seed Company, Belmont is a heavy, thick-walled hybrid sweet bell pepper that ripens from green to red. Its long, blocky fruits are borne in abundance on a tall bushy plant with lots of foliage cover to protect from sunscald. Belmont offers the potential for a longer harvest period. Information gathered from NMSU.

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

United States is believed to be where Belmont originates from.

Belmont 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 Belmont

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Belmont is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Belmont are Zone 9 and Zone 11. Belmont needs a potting mix, loamy and silty soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Belmont 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

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

Transplanting Belmont

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

Harvesting Belmont

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