- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 20 - 30 Inches
- Mature Spread 16 - 20 Inches
- Growing Zones 10 - 11
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
The Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper or Capsicum annuum produces small, seedless peppers for a crispy and sweet snack. The peppers turn a deep orange and have an exceptionally sweet taste. This compact, upright plant is ideal for gardens with limited space or a container. Mature peppers are ready to pick in 74 days.
Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper Care
The Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper is a medium-sized annual with white flowers. Plants should be spaced 18 to 24 inches apart. The soil should be rich, moist, and well drained. This pepper plant is easy to grow and is heat tolerant, allowing it to thrive during the peak heat of summer.
Growing Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper
Plant this pepper outdoors after there is no longer a chance of frost. The Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper needs at least 6 hours of sunlight each day to set buds and produce peppers. Peppers are green after 54 days and will turn a deep, vibrant orange after 74 days.
Grow 1 to 2 Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper plants in a 12-inch container. Plants in containers need full sun and regular watering when the top couple inches of soil are dry.
Watering Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper
Water pepper plants when the top few inches of soil are dry. Plants may need water daily, depending on the amount of rainfall. Saturate the soil when watering.
Feeding Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper
Pepper plants thrive in rich soil, so amend poor soils with organic mulch or compost when planting. Apply a fertilizer formulated for veggies every four weeks starting in the spring. Regular applications of fertilizer support growth and help the plants set flowers and grow fruit.
Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10 - 11|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 20 - 30 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 16 - 20 Inches|
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Flower Description: White - not ornamental|
|Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: Pepper Pots™ Sugar Kick™ Sweet Pepper|
|Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.