Green to Red Bell Peppers...when do they turn?

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  1. steph

    steph New Seed

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    I set out Bell Peppers called Sweet Reds. These plants are now loaded with green peppers. When will they actually turn red? Anybody know? The peppers are quite large and I would usually harvest at that size. Do I just keep waiting?

    I'd really appreciate your input.

    Thanks,
    Steph
     



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  2. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Yes Steph you'll have to keep waiting I'm afraid. The more sunshine your peppers get the quicker they'll turn red though. There's nothing nicer than home grown sweet peppers!!! :-D
     
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    Red peppers

    Thanks Eileen. Patience is a virtue, right? They get lots of sunshine, so I will watch with great anticipation for the "turning of the peppers"!

    Make it a great day!
    Steph
     
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    It takes a good while but suddenly they will all start to turn.
     

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