Bell Pepper Plants

Red/Green Bell Peppers


Anonymous added on May 16, 2011 | Answered

Are red bell peppers really matured green bell peppers?


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Nikki
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Answered on May 17, 2011

Actually, yes they are. Bell peppers come in many varieties. Much like a tomato plant, these pepper plants have green immature fruit and red mature fruit. And, also just like a tomato, the mature fruit can also be yellow or orange. Therefore, these varieties are just left on the vine longer to color.

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rcg7
Answered on May 17, 2011

You can also visit Burpee's web site to see all the different belle peppers available as well as their colors. I don't claim to be an expert but I know that if I want red belle I plant red and if I want green belles I plant green.

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rcg7
Answered on May 16, 2011

No, belle peppers come in several different colors. Red, green, yellow, orange, white, and purple. Each offer a completely different taste with red being the sweetest that I have found. I can actually eat a red belle like an apple they are so sweet.

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