Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Medusa Ornamental Pepper

  • Medusa Ornamental Pepper - Bloom
  • Medusa Ornamental Pepper - Container
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 4 - 8" (10 - 20cm)

Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Width: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Unique fruit colors and shapes makes this a perfect plant for landscapes, gifts and mixed combinations.

Grower Information:

  • Child-safe, non-pungent fruit is colourful and twisted.
  • Naturally dwarf, well-branched plants have dark foliage.
  • A single plant can produce 40 to 50 fruits, displaying the entire colour range at once.
  • Holds fruit well, allowing for great shelf life and long sales period.

Fruit colour: Ivory to yellow to orange to bright red
Plug crop time (weeks): 4-5
Potting to sale (weeks): 7-13 for Autumn finish
Pot size: 4 in./10 cm
Fruit size: 2-2.5 in./5-6 cm
Height: 6-8 in./15-20 cm


Protection Information: US7,087,819; US7,393,995; US PVP200000140