Pepper Bell California Early
Peppers are a delicious fruit in the nightshade family, relatives to tomatoes, eggplants, and even potatoes. Bell peppers are known for their sweet and mild disposition, scoring a zero on the Scoville scale as they do not contain capsaicin. Enjoy Sweet California Bell peppers fresh off the plant or use in cooking!
Seeding Instructions - Start indoors in March and transplant into the garden or outdoor containers after the last frost in May, peppers can take up to 2 weeks to germinate. Transplant seedlings into rows with 1-1.5ft between the plants. Soil should be enriched with peat, compost, and worm castings if possible.
Growing On & Harvest - Keep peppers evenly moist. Fertilize with veggie food that contains calcium every two weeks and bone meal once a month. Harvest in approximately 70-75 days.