Pepper, Purple Beauty

Capsicum annuum
$2.99 to $45.75
SKU: 1300
  • Fruits ripen from green to purple to red
  • Fruits are thick walled and crisp
  • Mild sweet flavor
  • Holds purple color well
  • Sweet pepper
  • 70-75 days from transplant
  • ±4,300 seeds/oz

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Absolutely stunning purple bell pepper. Large 4-lobed thick-walled fruits borne on sturdy compact plants. Tender crisp texture, mild sweet flavor. Holds in the purple stage for some time before ripening to a radiant purple-red. 70-75 days from transplant. Sweet. ±4,300 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

You should start plants indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date for transplanting them into the garden. Plant them outdoors 2-4 weeks after your last expected frost.

Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots. Transfer them to 3-4 in. pots when their true leaves appear. When transplanting, bury seedlings up the stems up to their leaves.

Make sure that your soil is well fertilized as this crop is a heavy feeder and takes a lot of nutrients from the soil. Consider adding compost to the soil the year before you plant.

These plants prefer warm weather and soil so they should be grown when temperatures are over 68 degrees F.