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Better Belle II Pepper

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PEPBEB

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SKU:
PEPBEB
Weight:
1.00 LBS
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30 inches
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18 inches
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Full Sun
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Capsicum annuum 'Better Belle II'
Bloom Time:
Late Spring to Mid Summer
Deer Resistant:
Yes
Edible:
Yes
Genus Name:
Capsicum
Family Name:
Sweet Pepper
Flower Color:
White
Foliage Color:
Green
Growth Rate:
Medium
Hardiness Zone:
(annual)
Harvest Season:
Early Summer to Early Fall
Landscape Uses:
Garden, Container
Mature Height:
30 inches
Mature Width:
18 inches
Prune Time:
Should Not Need Pruning
Light Needs:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Average to Moist
_callout-4|Light Needs:
Full Sun
_callout-25|Foliage Color:
Green
_callout-26|Flower Color:
White
_callout-27|Bloom Time:
Late Spring to Mid Summer
_callout-10|Edible:
Yes
_callout-12|Deer Resistant:
Yes
_callout-17|Landscape Uses:
Garden, Container

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Product Overview

Capsicum annuum 'Better Belle II'
A wonderful disease resistant, early maturing variety perfect for any garden; produces large, 5" wide bell peppers with thick walls and a delicious, sweet taste; developing from green to red, these are great stuffed, baked, in salads at any stage

Edible Qualities

Better Belle II Pepper is an annual vegetable plant that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces green peppers (which are technically 'berries') with red flesh which are usually ready for picking from early summer to early fall. The fruit will often fade to red over time. The peppers have a sweet taste and a crisp texture.

The peppers are most often used in the following ways:

  • Fresh Eating
  • Eating When Cooked/Prepared
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Freezing

Planting & Growing

Better Belle II Pepper will grow to be about 30 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 inches. When planted in rows, individual plants should be spaced approximately 24 inches apart. This vegetable plant is an annual, which means that it will grow for one season in your garden and then die after producing a crop.

This plant is typically grown in a designated vegetable garden. It should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone over the growing season to conserve soil moisture. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Better Belle II Pepper is a good choice for the vegetable garden, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. It is even sizeable enough that it can be grown alone in a suitable container. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

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