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Sweet Pepper 'Flamingo'

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group) | Sweet Pepper, Bell Pepper

Half-hardy Annual

What is Half-Hardy Annual?

An improvement on the gypsy bell pepper

Thick-walled fruit

Sweet and crisp flesh

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Brighten up your salads with the flamboyant, flamingo shades of this colour-changing pepper.

The fruits start off creamy white, then shift through shades of yellow, apricot and orange before finally maturing to dark red. Whatever your favourite colour, the fruits will be sweet and harvestable at any stage. From July to October, Sweet Pepper ‘Flamingo’ produces heavy yields of 3 ½ inch (8-9cm), thick-walled fruit with sweet, crisp flesh. This improved variety boasts better yields and larger fruit than gypsy bell peppers and has good resistance to Tomato Mosaic Virus. Harvest ready in 66 days.

Maximum height: 50cm (20in). Spread: 45cm (18in).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 50cm (20in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Half-hardy Annual

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Flowering Months


1 Postiplug Plant (KF1025)
3 Peat-Free Postiplug Plants (KF1026)
3 x 9cm Peat-Free Potted Plants (KF1028)

Peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel, or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. Pot up young plants and grow them on in warm frost free conditions. When plants are well grown transplant them into grow bags and containers, or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile, well drained soil. When growing sweet peppers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space pepper plants at a distance of 50cm (20") apart.
Feed and water pepper plants regularly throughout the growing season to prevent the flower buds from dropping. Taller varieties of sweet peppers may require staking. Provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. In greenhouses, maintain high humidity by damping down paths daily. Peppers can be harvested while still green, or left on the plant to ripen to red or yellow. Harvest peppers by cutting them from the plant by with secateurs. Peppers grown outdoors must be harvested before the first frosts.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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