Sweet Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Red Belgian') in the Peppers Database

Also sold as:
Red Belgium

Heredity: Open Pollinated
Country of Origin: Belgium

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Fruit Length: 3 - 4"
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 2"
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Yellow to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 50 Yellow-green, 70 red ripe.
Wall Thickness: Thin
Heat: Sweet<100SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18-24"
Plant Spread: 12-15"
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Mature and immature fruit present in this image.

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Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b) on Jan 16, 2014 5:11 AM

Great pepper for northern gardens! Seed started plants fruit early, and fruits mature progressively as the season advances. Plants continue to produce candy sweet fruit right up to a killing frost. Plants take up very little garden space and produce well in semi-crowded conditions. These very healthy plants require very little supplemental water; even in dry-summer areas. Red Belgian pepper rates a "10" in my garden.

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