Bennington is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Bennington'). 'Bennington' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Introduced in 2000 by Seminis-Petoseed, Bennington is an F1 hybrid sweet bell pepper bred by Mike Sheets. Its blocky, 4.5 by 4.5-in/11.45 by 11.45 cm, dark green fruit have smoother, thicker walls than most peppers, and ripen to red on tall, sturdy, productive plants resistant to bacterial spot. Bennington is similar to pepper cultivars such as Enterprise, X3R Camelot, and Brigade. It is well adapted to growing conditions in Mexico, as well as the southeast and northeast of the United States. 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. Bennington 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 Bennington originates from.
Bennington Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally 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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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Bennington about 60 days before your last frost date.
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