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Capsicum annuum grossum group 'Redskin'

Sweet pepper

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Key information

Plant type

Vegetable

Feature

Fruit

Hardiness

Half hardy

Skill level

Experienced

photo by J S Sira, copyright GAP Photos (208581)

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. 'Redskin' is a neat compact plant, ideal for growing on a windowsill or in pots on the patio. The medium-sized shiny green fruit turns brilliant red as it matures.

Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Capsicum

Species: annuum grossum group

Cultivar: Redskin

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: 40cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April


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