Purple Beauty Bell Pepper

Details

  • Open-Pollinated: yes
  • Type: sweet bell pepper
  • Shape: Stocky Bell pepper
  • Color: Green then ripens to dark purple
  • Maturity: 70-80 days
  • Size: 18-24″ plants produce 3-3.5″ long x 2.5-3″ diameter peppers with thick walls
  • Yield: “very productive”
  • Taste:¬†Crisp & succulent
  • Disease Resistance: ?

Notes:

  • Recommended by Sylvia Thompson in “The Kitchen Garden” as an open-pollinated purple bell pepper.

Sources: (where to buy)

Results from My Garden:

  • 2010: 1 plant produced 3 2-oz peppers; first pepper picked at 52 days
  • 2011: not a good year for my peppers; 1 plant produced one very small pepper
  • 2012: also not a good year…environmental problems = no peppers

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