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Plant Species

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Sweet Pepper 'Purple Beauty'(14 of 15)

Begin as emerald green, then ripen to deep purple and finally to red
Peppers grow sweeter in taste as they ripen
Grows 18 to 24 inches high and 24 to 36 inches wide
May be grown in containers
Care for Sweet Peppers:
Full sun
Water regularly; do not overwater
Feed with a fertilizer designed for vegetables
Mulch to manage weeds

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