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Hossinator Orange Bell Pepper

Get ready to add some vibrant flavor to your dishes with the Hossinator SVPB8500 Orange Bell Pepper! This top-performing pepper boasts extra large, smooth fruits that turn a vibrant orange when ripe. And with intermediate resistance to Bacterial spot, you can enjoy the delicious taste and quality of this fresh market produce with confidence. 75 days to maturity. Capsicum annuum

Hossinator SVPB8500 Orange Bell Pepper is a top-performing orange bell pepper, perfect for fresh market produce in the Southeast U.S. Its extra large and smooth fruits turn a vibrant orange color when ripe, providing a delicious addition to any dish. With intermediate resistance to Bacterial spot, you can trust in the quality and reliability of Hossinator Orange Bell Pepper.


Growing Information

Be sure to check out our Pepper Growing Guide to learn how to successfully grow peppers at home.

Peppers are in the nightshade family along with tomatoes and eggplant. Plants in the nightshade family are susceptible to blossom end rot, which is a result of a calcium deficiency. To prevent or alleviate this problem, apply pelleted gypsum at the base of the plant at bloom set. Peppers do best when transplanted, as the germination time can be longer than most vegetable seed. Peppers grow very well in our heavy-duty seed starting trays. Plants should be started 4-6 weeks before the intended outdoor planting date.

If conditions outside are favorable, transplants may be planted directly from our 162 cell trays. If conditions are still too cold for planting peppers, transplants may be “stepped-up” to 4″ pots to allow more room to grow. Peppers can produce heavy fruits and will require some form of support to keep the plant upright. We recommend using the Florida Weave trellising technique that involves using stakes and twine along the row. This ensures that plants and fruits stay off the ground, reducing the possibility of disease and keeping fruits clean.

Hossinator Orange Bell Pepper Planting Information

Planting Method: transplant

When to Plant: after last frost

Planting Depth: 1/4″

Seed Spacing: 2′

Row Spacing: 3-4′

Days to Maturity: 75

Disease Resistance: Bacterial Spot, Tobamovirus