Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum
Common Name: Foliage Ornamental 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).
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks for Autumn finish (no mature fruit)
- High-appeal, strongly variegated foliage of purple, cream and green.
- Compact, well-branched and rounded accent plants are uniform in size across the crop for easy production.
- Extremly heat-tolerant – great for landscaping and mixed containers.
- Best in 6 and 8-in./15 and 20-cm pots, gallons and Mum Pals programs.
- NOTE: Fruit is hot.