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 How to plant Bell Pepper seeds 

Bell peppers are handsome plants that contribute variety and interest to the vegetable garden. Crunchy, juicy texture, and mild, sweet flavor makes bell peppers delicious eaten raw in salads and sandwiches. You can also stuff and bake bell peppers, toss onto pizzas, and add to stir fries. Well-shaped plants make attractive, temporary hedges and are excellent in containers.

Big, blocky, Orange King bell peppers VG00339

ORANGE KING Bell Pepper (OP) 90 days

Deep tangerine orange when ripe, Orange King’s 3½ to 4 inch lobed peppers have a rich, sweet flavor and thick, crunchy texture that are equally suited to eat raw, stuffed, sautéed, or grilled. Plants grow 24 to 36 inches tall.

30 seeds - $1.99
Gigantic Big Bertha bell peppers in green and red shades. VG00133

BIG BERTHA Bell Pepper 72 days

Giant, four lobed, deep green fruits measure up to 8-inches long, and 4-inches wide. A widely adapted, proven performer that is great for salads, freezing or stuffing. Highly recommended.

10 seeds - $2.99
 Red Bull bell peppers produce large, blocky fruits. VG12999

RED BULL Bell Pepper 62 days

Strong, disease resistant plants with especially leafy canopies produce good cover for their high yields of large, four-lobed crunchy bells with thick walls. Can be harvested when green, or wait until they're red for a sweeter flavor.

15 seeds - $2.99
The three inch fruits of Cajun Belle bell peppers VG01142

CAJUN BELLE Bell Pepper 60 days

Delightfully sweet, with a touch of spicy heat, 'Cajun Belle' is a consistent taste test winner. Vigorous, disease resistant, 2 foot tall plants loaded with fruit; green, scarlet and deep red, 3 inch bells (at different stages of ripening) provide showy color to rival your favorite flowers. A proven performer for patio pots or garden. A 2010 All America Selections Winner.

10 seeds - $2.99
Blocky, thick walled Yolo Wonder bell peppers VG00138

YOLO WONDER Bell Pepper (OP) 75 days

Blocky, 4 inch bells with thick, juicy flesh. They mature to a beautiful, bright red. Dense foliage protects the fruit against sun scald. Vigorous growth to 2 feet tall.

100 seeds - $ 1.99
Deep red, heirloom California Wonder peppers. VG00345

CALIFORNIA WONDER Bell Pepper (OP) 75 days

Organically grown. A 1928 introduction, California Wonder has the largest fruit of any open-pollinated bell pepper, maturing to 5 inches long and nearly as wide. Thick-walled and juicy, with a large cavity perfect for stuffing. Harvest when green, or wait until ripened to crimson red for a sweeter flavor. Sturdy, disease-resistant plants grow 28 to 30 inches tall, thriving in a wide range of climates. Packet is ¼ gram, about 40 seeds.

¼ gram - $1.99
Lynn's Hybrid Mix bell peppers in shades of lilac, yellow, green, red, orange, and brown. VG05400

LYNN'S HYBRID MIX Bell Pepper 65-70 days

A formula mix of large, tasty and colorful bell peppers in shades of red, yellow, lilac, green, orange and brown on disease resistant, easy to grow plants.

10 seeds - $4.49
A dwarf Redskin Patio bell pepper plant loaded with large red bells. VG09091

REDSKIN PATIO Bell Pepper 80 days to red

Very early fruiting, heavy bearing, compact, dwarf, 12-16 inch tall plants produce large, 4-5 inch bells that ripen from green to red. A great performer in patio containers or the vegetable garden.

Customer Recommendation: Philip in Alabama, who grows all of his veggies in containers, says: "Redskin is my absolute favorite pepper."

10 seeds - $3.49
Two arge, blocky, Big Red bell peppers. VG01110

BIG RED Bell Pepper (OP) 75 days

3-4 lobed, large, blocky bells, ripen from green to red. Very sweet, with thick flesh. Perfect for salads or stuffing.

100 seeds - $1.99
Red Knight bell peppers are a showy crimson color. VG09073

RED KNIGHT Bell Pepper 66 days

4.5 inch, deep red fruits are early, with a delicious sweet, fruity flavor. The 2 foot tall plants are disease resistant and widely adapted.

10 seeds - $3.99
Bright red Cute Stuff Mini Red bell pepper VG12980

CUTE STUFF MINI RED Bell Pepper 62 days

These apple shaped 3 inch mini-bells are super crunchy and incredibly sweet at both the green and red stages. It is perfect for fresh eating or salads. Amazingly productive, Cute Stuff Mini Red yields up to 3 times more fruits than other bell peppers. An ideal choice for smaller vegetable gardens or in containers.

10 seeds - $3.49
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How to Plant Bell Pepper Seeds

Start indoors in cell packs or flats, 8 weeks before the last anticipated frost. At 70-90°F., germination is in 8-25 days. When the soil has warmed to at least 60°F., transplant into the garden 18-24 inches apart.