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How much space does a bell pepper plant need to grow?
Last Updated: 27th February, 2020
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Thereof, how big does a bell pepper plant grow?
Average Height. Bell pepper plants may be as short as 6 inches, or as tall as 3 feet tall. The spread of these plants may be anywhere from 1 to 3 feet. Grown in upper U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 8 through 11, bell pepper plants may be overwintered outdoors, where they become full and bush-like.
Furthermore, how can I make my peppers grow faster? Spread 1/2 cup of 5-10-10 fertilizer in a 1-inch-deep trench that's made in a 3-inch-diameter around the plant's stem. Cover the trench with soil, then water it to deliver the nutrients to the roots. Rather than waiting for the entire plant to mature, pick some immature, green bell peppers from each plant.
Consequently, how many bell peppers does a plant produce?
On average, standard bells produce 6-8 peppers per plant.
Should I cut the flowers off my pepper plants?
Should I pull the flowers off in order to get larger bell peppers? Pinching blooms may help a little by redirecting growth to make branches instead of fruit. However, the tiny buds are often right at the growing tips, so be careful.