This bell pepper gives you a full color range of choices for picking: lavender at 56 days, then an explosion of violet, yellow, and orange streaks on its way to final rich red ripeness at 81 days. These peppers have a mild, slightly sweet taste and pale yellow flesh. Just imagine the possibilities with this pepper!
- full sun
- 6.5 to 7.0
- 3 to 9
- 18 inches between plants; 24 to 36 inches between rows
- 1 inch per week
- start seeds indoors eight weeks before transplanting
- days to maturity: 56 to lavender; 81 to dark red ripeness, with streaks of violet, yellow, and orange in between
- high resistance to tobacco mosaic virus
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