Bell Peppers - Knowledgebase Question

fort collins, Co
Question by tippyone
September 12, 2007
What is the average length it takes for bell peppers to mature & turn red, yellow, etc... I have several big peppers but not yet turning colors.


Answer from NGA
September 12, 2007


It usually takes 70-75 days for sweet peppers to ripen. Although the weather is cooling off, I'd give the peppers a few more weeks; if they don't color up by then, you can harvest and set them on a kitchen counter. They should change color in a few days.

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