This premium variety, Capsicum Bell Red on Green is a large fruiting modern cultivar variety. Unlike the heirloom varieties that produce small fruit that shrivel by the time they ripen, Capsicum Bell Red on Green is a modern variety grown by commercial growers to produce large thick-walled, long-lasting bell-shaped, crunchy sweet capsicum fruit. This variety produces more than a dozen 3-4 lobed fruit, which actually taste the way capsicum should! Fragrant, crunchy, sweet and juicy with a crisp texture, unlike the rubbery pulp the supermarkets call capsicum these days!
The large capsicum fruits of Capsicum Bell Red on Green can be harvested when they are full-sized but still green, or can be allowed to ripen on the plant and turn brilliant bright, a process which also allows the sugar levels to increase in the fruit. The large sweet fruit of Capsicum Bell Red on Green is great for a range of dishes including stir-frys where the sweet addition of Capsicum Bell Red on Green fruits provide a stunningly sweet addition to liven things up! This variety does best if it is in a sunny spot in the garden and the leaves to remain dry during watering. Marigolds can be inter-planted with this capsicum variety, as they act as a natural insect pest repellent, please visit our store for more details.
Advantages of Capsicum Bell Red on Green
Large fruiting variety
Sweet, crunchy and juicy green (turning red) fruit with crisp flesh
Extremely heavy yielding variety, with months of continual harvesting
Generally vigorous plant, provided it has sufficient nutrition, particularly phosphorus