Bonnie® Plants Bell Pepper Combo, Yellow & Red (2-pack) 2PK | 19.3 oz.

Bonnie® Plants Bell Pepper Combo, Yellow & Red (2-pack)

2PK | 19.3 oz.

These Bonnie Plants Bell Pepper Combo plants are extremely productive, yielding lots of large, bell peppers throughout the growing season. Combo contains one yellow bell pepper plant and one red bell pepper plant You can enjoy your home-grown peppers sliced, stuffed, frozen, or even fresh. These live plants are ideal to grow in containers placed in areas that receive 6-8 hours of full sun a day. Place plants 18-24 inches apart to provide them with the room they need to grow. When mature, the bell pepper plants will be between 24-36 inches tall with fruits that are 4 1/2 by 4 inches. Maturity is reached in 75-days.

These pepper plants are a hot weather crop that will be damaged by light frost. When harvesting fruits from your vegetable garden, use shears or a sharp knife to avoid damaging the plant. Use Miracle-Gro Soil and Plant Food to grow Bonnie Plants Bell Pepper Combo plants and enjoy your best harvest yet. Get a jump start on growing at home by starting with a young live plant instead of seed with Bonnie Plants.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.

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At a glance

Light requirements: Full sun.

Planting: Space 12 to 20 inches apart, depending on variety. (See listing above or check stick tag that comes with the plant for specific spacing recommendations.)

Soil requirements: Lavender demands well-drained soil with a pH of 6.7 to 7.3. To improve soil drainage, add builder’s sand or small limestone gravel, or tuck plants into raised beds or atop a stone wall.

Water requirements: Lavender prefers drier soil. Heavy, wet soil, especially in winter, can kill plants.

Frost-fighting plan: Lavender is perennial in some zones; see listing above for specific zones. Hardier English lavender can tolerate temperatures as low as 23° F.

Common issues: Lavender thrives in heat, but humidity can lead to fungus issues in some varieties. Plant where air circulation is good, and thin plants as you harvest blooms or stems. Add rock mulch to enhance moisture evaporation beneath plants. Lavender is generally pest-free.

Harvesting: Pick lavender leaves and stems at any point in the growing season. Best color occurs before buds open; fragrance strengthens as flowers mature. Avoid creating bare spots when clipping.

Storage: Dried lavender retains its fragrance for months. Fresh stems last in water five to seven days. For longer storage, dry or freeze leaves.

For more information, visit the Lavender page in our How to Grow section.