Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Midnight Fire Ornamental Pepper

  • Midnight Fire Ornamental Pepper - Bloom
  • Midnight Fire 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: Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 9 - 12" (23 - 30cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun


Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 13 weeks for Autumn finish
  • Distinctive dark black foliage is accented by purple fruit which mature to bright red – this eye-catching combination is sure to result in fast sell-through.
  • Well-branched plants are perfect for stunning Autumn combination planters and large container programs at retail.
  • Best in 6 and 8-in./15 and 20-cm pots, gallons and Mum Pals programs.