|The cultivar, 'Redstart' has dark green, 3 3/4 inch fruits, ripen into thick walled red bell peppers by September. Abundant fruiting variety matures in 65 days.
C. annuum seeds should be started indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Sow the seeds in sandy soil and give them warmth; night time temperatures should be above 62F. Transplant 12-16 inches apart. Likes a fertilizer treatment once a month. To keep compact, pinch leaves on young plants. Full sun produces best growth and fruiting results.