Plant Information

Hot Pops Purple Ornamental Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 5 - 7" (13 - 18cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Colourful, little, round fruits, so attractive in their own right that they can be grown just for show – not eating. Fruit is edible, but not palatable and very hot. Multiple colours on the same plant.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 13 weeks for Autumn finish

  • Pump up your Autumn pot plant sales with this new fruit form and multicolours!
  • Small, round peppers show multiple colours simultaneously to make a high-impact display for outdoor and indoor decorating.
  • Compact, heavily branched plants with determinate growth.
  • Perfect for quart and Mum Pals programs, plus Autumn mixed containers.
  • NOTE: Fruit is very hot.

Shows both purple and orange fruit.

'Hot Pops Purple'

Protection Information: US9,301,465