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Go big! Especially if your planning on growing your peppers outside. The ideal pot size for peppers grown outside is five gallons – smaller containers can be used indoors but will restrict root growth and plant size, which may not be a bad thing indoors. As for the type of container, my personal favorite is terra cotta. I like the way they look and they have the ability to "breathe," which keeps potting soils cool and wicks excess moisture away from plant roots.