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Sweet pepper 'Green Belle'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Green Belle is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Sweet pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Green Belle'. A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Green Belle is known for growing to a height of approximately 4.03 feet (that's 1.24 metres in metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Green Belle originates from.

Typically, Green Belle Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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

How to grow Green Belle

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Green Belle likes a position of full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Green Belle is thought of as tender, 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 3 - 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Green Belle requires a potting mix, loamy and silty soil with a ph of 5.0 - 6.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Green Belle from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.78 inches (2.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 24°C / 75°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Green Belle about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Green Belle

Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.

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

Harvesting Green Belle

Expect harvests to start to occur in mid summer.

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