Varieties of red sweet long pepper

The variety of sweet red pepper is a vegetable pepper, which was derived by Bulgarian breeders in the twentieth century. Red Bulgarian pepper is a rather large pod-like fruit, the color of which changes depending on maturity, first green, then orange, then bright red and finally dark red. By the amount of capsaicin in the composition of the Bulgarian pepper is divided into sweet pepper and bitter. In America, where the vegetable pepper comes from, it still grows in the wild.

What is the use

Sweet red pepper contains fiber, nitrogenous substances, soluble sugars, starch and essential oils, as well as vitamins of groups A, B, C, E, PP and a large number of trace elements. The use of red sweet Bulgarian pepper is especially indicated for those who have depression, insomnia, fatigue, and also have diabetes and memory impairment. According to the content of vitamin C, this pepper is just a champion!

The daily rate of vitamin C for a person is about 100 mg, and its content in pepper is per 100 g of the weight of 150 g of vitamin. So, having eaten only one pepper, you can replenish the body with a daily dose of vitamin C. This vitamin, together with beta-carotene and lycopene, contained in sweet pepper, is involved in the fight against oncology, preventing the formation of cancer cells. Red bell pepper also has a beneficial effect on the digestive system, frees the body from potential carcinogens and strengthens the cardiovascular system. Eating sweet red pepper is beneficial for diseases such as:

  • blood disease;
  • bleeding gums;
  • fragility of blood vessels;
  • digestive problems;
  • delayed peristalsis;
  • gastritis;
  • excessive sweating, etc.

Due to the alkaloid capsaicin, regular use of red bell pepper for food contributes to good pancreatic activity, lower blood pressure, blood thinning, which, in turn, reduces the risk of blood clots and prevents the occurrence of thrombophlebitis. Due to the fact that capsaicin is contained in a small amount of red sweet pepper, the use of this pepper will not adversely affect the stomach. And the juice obtained by processing in a juicer, is very useful for patients with diabetes (prevents the formation of "bad" cholesterol) and pregnant women, as it strengthens the nails and hair.

Red sweet bell pepper has not only healing, but also rejuvenating properties. On its basis, it is possible to make a pleasant mask for skin care.

Recipe anti-aging mask

Put the raw egg, pre-beaten, 1 tsp into the minced pepper blender. sour cream, stir well. This mixture is applied to a cleanly washed face, after a quarter of an hour it is removed from the face with warm water. After 5-7 of these procedures, the skin of the face is cleansed and fresh.

Pepper juice is used as a moisturizing tonic. Due to the vitamins and minerals contained in it, the skin rejuvenates the face. And at least one glass of juice every day will help prevent many diseases, such as a cold.

The variety of varieties of sweet peppers is amazing and pleasing to the eye. But how to figure out which variety is better to plant in your plot? Below are descriptions and photos of some varieties of red sweet pepper.

The best varieties of red sweet pepper


An early hybrid (100-110 days from sowing), when sowing in early March, it is already possible to harvest crops for seedlings in mid-June, with a considerable crop - 14-16 kg / sq. The height of the bush reaches one meter, so the best way to grow it is a greenhouse, where it can be tied up to a support and create more favorable conditions for ripening. This is especially true for the Siberian region and the northern regions of Russia. The fruit has the shape of a cube, with thick walls (1 cm), very large, red in color with a wonderful taste. It is resistant to tobacco mosaic and potato virus.

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Prince Silver

One of the very early varieties (90-110 days), with cone-shaped fruits, the average weight of one pepper reaches 100 grams. The bush is of medium height (40-60 cm), therefore it is also suitable for open beds. Harvest - about 2.5 kg of beautiful, elastic fruits from the bush. It is resistant to pep diseases.

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Mid-season grade (120-135 days) with cubical fruits of red color, weight from 150 to 250 grams. The fruits have a slight ribbing, the wall thickness is about 8 mm, very juicy, sweet, fragrant. The bush is quite compact, not too high (50-60 cm). The harvest gives a good - about three kilograms of large, tasty fruits from the bush. Virus-resistant. Can be grown not only under the film, but also in open ground.

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Ox ear

It refers to mid-season varieties (120-130 days from germination) with elongated conical fruits, weighing from 140 to 220 grams, thick-walled up to 8 mm, with juicy, sweet pulp. Shrub up to 75 cm, with the bush is obtained up to 3 kg of fruit. Resistant to viruses. Feature of the variety - long storage and good transportability. In the methods of growing universal - and the greenhouse, and an open bed.

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The leader of the Redskins

Early variety (110 days), peppers in the shape of a cube, very large (from 120 to 750 grams), the color changes from green to bright red. Bush medium high (up to 60 cm), compact, powerful, with fleshy, juicy, sweet fruits.

In addition to the usual pepper of usual length and shape, there is also a red sweet long pepper with fruits of an unusual shape, which will be discussed below.

Varieties of red long pepper

Red elephant

Variety refers to the early (90-110 days). The bush is quite powerful and tall (up to 90 cm) with long conical fruits that are 22 cm long with a width of about 6 cm and a weight of about 220 grams. The color changes from green to dark red. The taste is excellent, juiciness is high, very convenient for canning whole. Harvest gives a good.