Bell type to 10cm., thick flesh, green ripening to red, plant to 60cm, dense foliage protects fruit from sunburn, sow after frost. 72-75 days.
High in minerals and vitamins A and C. Known in tropical America from ancient times. In southern areas seeds can be started indoors and transplanted as an annual or plant as for tomatoes after last frost, in warmer areas can grow as a perennial. Likes sunny position with well drained soil, add lime for near neutral pH. Keep seed moist.
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