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CAPSICUM Purple Beauty

Stock: 196 Available

Capsicum annum

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: 25

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The best open pollinated purple Bell Pepper currently available. The short bushy 45cm (17”) plants generally provide good leaf cover for fruit. The colour goes from green to purple. Great for salads, as well as stuffed or as a colourful addition to raw vegetable platters and cooked cuisine.

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers a well-drained, well fed soil in a sunny position. Annual in temperate climates perennial in the tropics.

Capsicums require warmth for germination, if starting early provide warmth.

Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer
Cold: Spring to Summer

Sow: 6mm deep.
Grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 50cm
Row space: 50cm
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.


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