Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Odessa Market') in the Peppers Database

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Ukraine

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 4 - 4.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 2 - 2.25 inches
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Orange to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 green, 87 red ripe.
Wall Thickness: Medium
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Suitable for miniature gardens
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bumblebees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Near Threatened

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