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Capsicum annuum Sweet Mama

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum Sweet Mama Capsicum, Bell Pepper,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit Shrub Like, Upright

Small evergreen perennial shrub, often treated as an annual. Tiny white or purple flowers during Summer followed by edible fruits know as capsicums. Sweet Mama is a high yield, bell capsicum that has large, sweet, green fruit that turns red at maturity. Fruit can be eaten green or red. Many varieties available including sweet and chilli peppers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Fruit Fly, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low