Big Bertha Bell Pepper

Big Bertha earns its name by producing very large bell peppers.

Big Bertha Bell Pepper

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  • Light: Full sun
  • Fruit size: 7 inches long x 4 inches wide
  • Matures: 72 days
  • Plant spacing: 24 to 36 inches apart
  • Plant size: 3 to 5 feet tall, 18 to 24 inches wide

The largest elongated bell pepper available! Thick-walled, 7-inch long fruit ripen to red. Plants are disease resistant. Ideal for giant stuffed peppers. Big Bertha plants in our Alabama test garden produce 7 to 12 pounds of peppers each over a harvest season that runs from May through October. Obviously, your results will depend on care and the length of the warm season in your locale. This is a big plant, so use a tomato cage or stakes to support because when the stems get heavy with big fruit, they can break in wind or rain.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.

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