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Sweet pepper 'Carnival Mix'   

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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'Carnival Mix' is a Sweet pepper variety in the Capsicum genus with a scientific name of Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group). 'Carnival Mix' is considered a hybrid cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white. Leaves appear approximately as a   Grade 1 Paint Green colour.

These are a mix of hyibrids: California Wonder, Diamond, Golden California Wonder, Orange Sun and Purple Beauty.

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Carnival Mix is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Carnival Mix 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 Carnival Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Carnival Mix

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Carnival Mix is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in potting mix, loamy and silty soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.5 as Carnival Mix likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Carnival Mix 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). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Carnival Mix

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

Harvesting Carnival Mix

Harvest any time after starting to turn color. They can also be picked when fully grown and still green.

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