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Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty'   

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Purple Beauty'), Purple Beauty is a variety of Sweet pepper. 'Purple Beauty' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Bright Purple and   Red.

Deep purple eggplant colored pepper in the unripe stage, green on inside. Ripens to red. 70-80 days.

Purple Beauty grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Purple Beauty is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) with a erect-like habit.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Purple Beauty Sweet pepper is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

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

How to grow Purple Beauty

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A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Purple Beauty 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 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Purple Beauty in potting mix, loamy and silty soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Purple Beauty from seed

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

Sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 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 Purple Beauty about 32 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Purple Beauty

As Purple Beauty is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out (around 13°C / 55°F as a guideline) - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Purple Beauty

Misspellings of Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty'

Purple Beautey, Purple Baeuty,

Latest Sweet pepper 'Purple Beauty' Reviews

  • This plant was already here when I arrived. Did very poorly. Flowered briefly but never fruited even once. Too pest and disease prone. First aphids, then scale, then leaf fungus, then leaf curl virus.

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