Blackbird is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Sweet pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Blackbird'. 'Blackbird' is considered a hybrid cultivar.
Blackbird is an F1 hybrid sweet bell pepper introduced by Stokes Seed Co. in 1971. A result of crossing purple and brown peppers, its uniquely colored, four-lobed fruit mature from green to brown to black to deep red roughly 73 days from transplant and measure 3.5 by 3.75 in/9 by 9.5 cm. Plants are tolerant of tobacco mosaic virus. Information gathered from NMSU and vendor.Blackbird grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Blackbird is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric).
United States is believed to be where Blackbird originates from.
Typically, Blackbird 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.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Blackbird about 60 days before your last frost date.
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