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Sweet pepper 'Albino'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Albino is a popular variety of Sweet pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Albino').

New color and taste for gourmet salads. Very early, sweet bell pepper that stays white along time before turning red. Dwarf bush produces medium-sized fruits with thick walls and good disease resistance. Suitable even for the far North. 75-80 days.

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. Albino is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.79 feet (that's 55.0 cm in metric).

Albino 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Albino have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Albino

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Albino is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Albino are Zone 4 and Zone 11. Ensure your soil is potting mix, loamy and silty and has a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 as Sweet pepper is a weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Albino from seed

Look to ensure a distance 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Albino

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Albino is a tender plant.

Harvesting Albino

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