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Sweet pepper 'Sweet Lipstick'  

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Sweet Lipstick is a variety of Sweet pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Sweet Lipstick'. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Red. It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual/Perennial, This means that it can grow either as a single season or multiple season plant. Sweet Lipstick is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.

Sweet Lipstick 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 Sweet Lipstick

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Sweet Lipstick is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Sweet Lipstick 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 Sweet Lipstick from seed

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between Sweet pepper plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sweet Lipstick about 32 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sweet Lipstick

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

Harvesting Sweet Lipstick

Mature peppers are red and four inches long.

Other Names for Sweet pepper 'Sweet Lipstick'

Sweet Pimento, Sweet Pimento Lipstick, Lipstick

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