Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Salsa XP Dark Orange Ornamental Pepper

  • Salsa XP Dark Orange Ornamental Pepper - Bloom
  • Salsa XP Dark Orange Ornamental Pepper - Container
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Common Name: Ornamental Pepper

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Height: 4" (10cm)

Width: 3 - 5" (8 - 13cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent indoor and outdoor performance. Long-lasting color from non-edible, ornamental fruit.

Grower Information:

  • Unique assortment is bred for shorter production times.
  • Compact growth means no PGRs are needed.
  • Good retail shelf life.
  • Excellent indoor/outdoor performance in containers.

Fruit colour: Dark Orange
Plug crop time (weeks): 3-4
Potting to sale (weeks): 12-13
Pot size: 2.25-4.25 in./6-11 cm
Fruit size: 0.3 x 1 in./1 x 3 cm

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