Sunday, March 13, 2016
Lady Bell Peppers!
Lady Bell is a variety of Sweet pepper which is a member of the Capsicum family. Its botanical name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) 'Lady Bell'. goes green to red An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Lady Bell is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric). Lady Bell Sweet pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant. This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Lady Bell have been kindly provided by our members. Overview Growing Calendar Photos Sweet pepper Chat Care Instructions Companion Plants Pests & Problems Reviews Where to buy How to grow Lady Bell Full Sun Medium Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Lady Bell is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 9 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Lady Bell needs a potting mix, loamy and silty soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil). Growing Lady Bell from seed Sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.98 inches (2.5 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F. By our calculations, you should look at sowing Lady Bell about 32 days before your last frost date. Transplanting Lady Bell Lady Bell is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside. Harvesting Lady Bell