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Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Capsicum annuum var. annuum
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
2 to 3 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
65-95 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
60-100 days from transplant
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
flea beetles, leaf miners, corn borers, Colorado potato beetles
bacterial spot, leaf spot, fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, anthracnose, cucumber mosaic virus
when they reach a usable size; let some ripen fully, but pick immature ones to keep production going
support plants with 24 inch tall cages
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