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Calico Ornamental Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Chili pepper

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Eye-catching plant for mixed containers and in-ground plantings. Strongly variegated purple/cream/green tricolour foliage and glossy black fruit. (Note: fruits are extremely hot and not recommended for eating).

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A Fantastic Foliage™ and a Hot Summer Survivors selection!

Well-branched Calico shows off high-appeal, strongly variegated foliage in a stable colour pattern of purple, cream and green, highlighted by glossy black fruit. The compact and rounded plants are uniform in size across the crop for easy production. Extremely heat-tolerant Calico is great for landscaping and also adds an exciting accent to mixed containers. Well-suited to premium packs, 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots and gallons.

NOTE: Fruit is extremely hot and not recommended for eating.