- Sidedress with an additional 30 pounds of nitrogen per acre when first fruits are one inch in OMIT sidedressing when pepper is grown in rotation with or follows crops receiving high levels of nitrogen.
- If Bell pepper is being grown on plastic with fertigation, apply all of the recommended phosphate and 1/2 of the recommended nitrogen and potash prior to installing the plastic. Apply the remaining recommended levels of nitrogen and potash in weekly intervals over the remainder of the growing season (8-12 weeks). Use Note 3 only as indicated in the note.
- [Note 3 is used only when the calcium test indicates a need for calcium] Apply 500 pounds calcium sulfate (gypsum) per acre when the water pH is 6.1 or above. If water pH is less than 6.1 apply lime as recommended and omit calcium sulfate.