|The cultivar, 'Peto Wonder' is a sweet bell pepper generally ready for harvest 70 days after sowing. These plants produce 6-8 inches long, 4 inches wide peppers, 4-12 per plant. The plants grow 20 inches high and 25 inches wide when mature. Pretty big peppers. When selecting varieties, it is important that you look for a variety that has TM in the name or that is specified as being tobacco mosaic reisistant. Peppers, sweet or hot, are tender perennials grown as annuals.
C. annuum is the most cultivated pepper in the world, both commercially and in home gardens. They are relatively easy to grow, as long as they receive plenty of moisture and nutrients, are not subjected to cold and receive plenty of sunshine. They grow in an endless variety of colors and range in shape from small round cherry peppers to long, pencil-shaped cayenne varieties. Seeds should be started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last frost. When the temperature reaches 70 F, transplant 12 to 16 inches apart, fertilize, and again when they are 12 inches tall. The pepper is rich is goodness, one medium-sized pepper will provide almost the entire daily adult of vitamin C requirement and also contains vitamins such a B1, B2 and D, plus numerous minerals.