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How to Grow Peppers, Sweet and Hot

Learn how to grow amazing hot and sweet peppers.

In their glorious array of bright hues, peppers are worth growing for beauty alone.
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As peppers mature, many flavor and nutritional compounds increase. So eat them green (or at any other stage) if you like, but you’ll get more bang for your buck if you wait.
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All peppers are perennials, so you can pot them up and move them to a sunny spot indoors in fall, where they will survive winter and leaf out again in spring.
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Ornamental Pepper Plant (Capsicum annuum)
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