Sweet Pepper 'Mini Bell Improved Mix'

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

£2.99

20% (1 Review)

Mini sweet peppers, all the way from the USA!

Three colour mix of orange red and chocolate

Deliciously sweet, mini peppers for snacking, lunchboxes, salads and stir fries

Ideal for UK greenhouse and patio growing

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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The latest breeding development in mini sweet peppers, all the way from the USA! This three colour mix of orange red and chocolate, just gets better and better. Each plant produces small but stocky, blocky fruits. Ideal for UK greenhouse and patio growing. What's more, the bigger the pot you give them, the bigger they get and the heavier they crop. For easy maintenance we recommend planting in a 2 litre pot to keep plants at around 1m (3') high. Well branched plants produce high numbers of deliciously sweet mini peppers for snacking, lunchboxes, salads and stir fries. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread 35cm (14").


1 packet (6 sweet pepper seeds) (54796)

Sow sweet pepper seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a temperature of 18-25C (64-77F) until after germination, which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination.


When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into individual 7.5cm (3") pots of compost and grow on in cooler conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, transplant them into grow bags and containers, or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile, moist, well drained soil. Peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel, or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. When growing peppers outdoors, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space sweet pepper plants at a distance of 45cm (18") apart.

Water sweet pepper plants regularly throughout the growing season and feed weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser once the first fruits have set. 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. Harvest peppers singly by cutting them from the plant 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 £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 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.

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