Asked by: Man Bowles
asked in category: General Last Updated: 5th May, 2020

How do you grow California Wonder Pepper?

Sowing: Start California Wonder pepper seeds indoors in peat pots about 8 weeks before the last expected spring frost. Plant pepper seeds 1/4" deep and keep the soil at 80-85 degrees F until germination; provide sunlight or a grow light for 12-16 hours a day.

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Also know, do California Wonder peppers turn red?

You can pick "California Wonder" bell peppers once they reach full size – about 3 to 4 inches – but they will be sweeter if you wait until they turn red.

Additionally, how many peppers does one bell pepper plant produce? On average, standard bells produce 6-8 peppers per plant.

Besides, what is a California Wonder Pepper?

California Wonder. The standard bell pepper for many decades! This 1928 introduction is still the largest open-pollinated, heirloom bell pepper you can grow. A perfect stuffing pepper - blocky, 4 x 3.5 in. (10 x 4 cm), thick-walled, tender and flavorful. Fruits mature in 75 days.

Do red bell peppers need full sun?

Pepper plants require full sun to produce the largest and healthiest fruit, so pick a site that won't get shaded out by trees or other garden plants. Soil should be well-draining and rich in organic matter.

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