Recommended sweet pepper varieties for Florida:
- Big Bertha
- Early Calwonder
- Sweet Banana
- Yolo Wonder
Recommended hot pepper varieties for Florida:
- Hungarian Wax
Because of their shallow roots, mulching is especially beneficial for peppers. Mulched pepper plants grow significantly larger than unmulched plants. See the list of typical organic mulches here.
Since peppers' branches are fairly brittle and they eventually grow heavier with peppers, some plants might greatly benefit from staking or caging.
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