Pepper Seeds - Purple Beauty Bell
- 15 Seeds per Packet
- Maturity: 60 Days from Planting
- Yield: High-yielding, Heavy Producer
- Flavor: Sweet and Delicious
- Appearance: 3x3" blocky peppers with a deep purple hue
- Variety: Open-pollinated
- Change in Color: Peppers transition from purple to yellow when maturing
- Maintenance: Low-care, perfect for home gardeners
History: The Purple Beauty Pepper is a testament to the wonders of selective breeding, blending aesthetic appeal with culinary delight. Originating from a tradition of growing colored bell peppers, the Purple Beauty has carved out its niche in the world of gardening. Its uniqueness isn't just in its color; the pepper also boasts a rich history among garden enthusiasts who have cherished it for its sweet flavor and the pop of color it brings to gardens.
Uses: Purple Beauty Peppers are versatile both in the kitchen and as an ornamental addition to gardens. Their sweet flavor makes them a delicious choice for salads, stir-fries, and stuffed pepper dishes. When they're not being consumed, their striking deep purple color makes them a favorite for decorative gardening, adding vibrancy to any garden space. As they mature, these peppers undergo a captivating transformation from deep purple to a warm yellow, offering a dynamic visual experience.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: To get the best out of your Purple Beauty Pepper seeds, start them indoors approximately 8 weeks before the last expected frost. They thrive best in well-draining soil under full sunlight. Once the seedlings develop and the threat of frost is over, transplant them to your garden, spacing them about 18 inches apart. These peppers prefer a slightly acidic to neutral soil pH. Regular watering will encourage healthy growth, but it's essential to avoid waterlogged conditions. As the plant matures, you'll be treated to a bounty of blocky, sweet peppers. For the deepest purple hue, harvest them early; if you prefer a sweeter taste with a yellow tint, allow them to mature on the plant.