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Sweet pepper 'Yellow Bell'    

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

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Yellow Bell is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Sweet pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Yellow Bell'. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   White. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Painter yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   Grade 1 Paint Green colour. Yellow Bell grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Yellow Bell is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).

Yellow Bell 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 Yellow Bell have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Yellow Bell

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Yellow Bell 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. Yellow Bell 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 Yellow Bell from seed

Cover the seeds lightly and keep the medium moist.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Yellow Bell

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

Harvesting Yellow Bell

This is a bell pepper at the yellow stage of ripeness. Pick when they are yellow.

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