Mildred Bell Pepper is a very adaptable variety that is ideal for growing yellow peppers in greenhouses in tropical areas. Even under hot conditions, this plant is a vigorous performer with good leaf cover and fruit setting. Fruits are bright yellow, thick-walled, and firm, with a diameter of 80-85mm and a weight of 225-250g (depending on cultivation practice and conditions).
Maturing of fruits occurs for 75-78 days after planting of seedlings. Large yellow fruits with a thick wall of 8-10 mm. Fruits are perfectly suitable both for processing, and for fresh consumption. Expanded range of resistance to diseases.
Importance of Growing Mildred Bell Pepper
Bell Peppers are related to chili peppers, tomatoes, etc. They’re low in calories and high in vitamin C and other antioxidants, therefore, they’re a great way to add variety to your diet.
Water and carbohydrates make up the majority of bell peppers. Sugars like glucose and fructose make up the majority of the carbohydrates. Bell peppers also include a good quantity of fiber, as well as a modest amount of protein and fat.
Bell peppers are high in vitamin C, with just one pepper providing up to 169 percent of the recommended daily intake. Vitamin K1, vitamin E, vitamin A, folate, and potassium are among the other vitamins and minerals found in bell peppers.
Bell peppers contain antioxidants such as capsanthin, violaxanthin, lutein, quercetin, and luteolin. These chemicals cause many health advantages.
Bell peppers, like most whole plant foods, are considered a healthy food.
Fruit and vegetable consumption has been associated with a lower risk of numerous chronic illnesses, including cancer and heart disease.
In addition, bell peppers may also offer a variety of other health benefits. These include improved eye health and reduced risk of anemia.
When ingested in sufficient numbers, carotenoids — which are found in relatively high concentrations in bell peppers — may help to improve eye health. They actually safeguard your retina — your eye’s light-sensitive inner wall — from oxidative damage. A number of studies suggest that eating foods high in these carotenoids on a regular basis may reduce the incidence of cataracts and macular degeneration. As a result, including bell peppers in your diet may help reduce your risk of developing vision impairments.
Anemia is a disorder in which your blood’s ability to transport oxygen is decreased. Iron deficiency is one of the most common causes of anemia, with its main symptoms being weakness and exhaustion. Bell peppers are not only a good source of iron, but they are also high in vitamin C, which aids in iron absorption from the gut. As a result, eating raw bell peppers with iron-rich meals like beef or spinach may help your body’s iron levels increase, lowering your risk of anemia.