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Capsicum annuum grossum group 'Rainbow'

Sweet pepper

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Feature

Fruit

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Experienced

photo by Graham Strong, copyright GAP Photos (302570)

Plant details

Sweet peppers, or bell peppers, are annuals that have a lovely bushy growing habit. The fruit are green when immature but turn brilliant colours and shapes as they mature. The thick-walled, sweet fruits of 'Rainbow' come in a range of colours, including cream, yellow, orange, red and purple. They look very good served in salads.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Capsicum

Species: annuum grossum group

Cultivar: Rainbow

Plant type: Vegetable

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 70cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April


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