PlantsPeppers→Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Sweet Pickle')

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated
History: Colorful ornamental/pickling pepper also good for snacking fresh.

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Ornamental
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 2" Fruits held upright.
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.5"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Other: Green to Yellow to Orange to Red to Purple. All colors on plant at once.
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 65 to start of color sequence.
Wall Thickness: Thick
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12-15"
Plant Spread: 12-15"
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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Location: Indiana  zone 5Date: 2016-08-20
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Comments:
Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Aug 20, 2016 4:06 PM

My first year with this pepper. it has been in a pot and has done very well. The colors are a pleasant addition to the table .
The fruits are small (3 inches), but very numerous. I am picking 3-4 peppers a week from one plant and there are still many more to come.
I have not added fertilizer; just good composted soil.
I would grow this pepper again.

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What kind of pepper could this be? by Elmigo Jul 29, 2019 4:32 PM 12

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