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Bell peppers are a standard in gardens. They make great salsa, are delicious stuffed, and serve as a nice addition to pasta sauces or pizza. These peppers are sweet and do not have any heat, so they can often be crowd pleasers in many dishes.

 

Growing Tips:

Light Requirements: Full Sun.

Space Requirements: 12-18 inches.

Water Requirements: Keep the soil moist throughout the growing season and consider mulching to prevent evaporation.

Soil Requirements: Nutrient-rich and well-draining soil.

Harvesting: Bell peppers can be harvested when they are green or wait until they turn red on the plant.

Storage: Typically, best practice is to store peppers in a loosely closed plastic bag in the refrigerator.

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 30

Total Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 0 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 7 g

         Dietary Fiber: 3 g

         Sugar: 4 g

Protein: 4 mg

Vitamin A: 400 IU

Vitamin C: 114 mg

Calcium: 20 mg 

Iron: 0.4 mg