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Chocolate Beauty Bell Peppers

Chocolate Beauty Bell Peppers

Chocolate Beauty Bell Peppers

Chocolate Beauty Bell Peppers

Chocolate Beauty Bell Peppers

Try adding a little visual interest to your next salad or crudité plate. The Chocolate Beauty bell pepper only gets sweeter as it ripens from a basic green to rich, deep brown with sweet flavor to match. These peppers do well in containers, with one plant to a pot. Show these peppers off in salads or sandwiches, or stuff them for stunning effect!

Sun Exposure

  • full sun

Soil pH

  • 6.5 to 7.0

Hardiness Zones

  • 3 to 9

Spacing

  • 18 inches between plants; 24 to 36 inches between rows

Moisture

  • 1 inch per week

Notes

  • start seeds indoors eight weeks before transplanting
  • days to maturity: 67 to average green; 85 to deep, chocolate brown ripeness
  • resistant to tobacco mosaic virus

Do you grow Chocolate Beauty bell peppers? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.

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