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
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
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).
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.