Planting, Growing and Harvesting Bell Peppers (Capsicum annuum)

Planting, Growing and Harvesting Bell Peppers (Capsicum annuum)

Bell peppers (Capsicum annuum) have a smooth outer skin, which protects a fresh, crunchy flesh inside. The fruit is hollow, with countless seeds clustering in the center and clinging to the white membrane along the walls. Part of the Capsicum genus, which also includes the gamut of chili pepper species, the bell pepper (Capsicum annuum) is larger, rounder, crunchier, and milder than its small, spicy relatives. Bell peppers are a warm-weather crop and a popular nightshade for both eating raw and cooking. Crunchy, sweet bell pepper plants lack capsaicin, the…

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