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Week 5 – February 03, 2023

Plant Information

Demon Red Pepper

  • Demon Red Pepper - Bloom
  • Demon Red Pepper - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum frutescens

Plant Habit: Mounded

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a week

Spacing: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Height: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Width: 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: An ornamental pepper that looks great in containers and hanging baskets and also produces edible hot peppers. Fruit has a Scoville rating of 173,500, similar to a habanero.

Grower Information:

This ornamental edible is great in containers on the patio, and also does well in the garden. The bright red fruit covers the plant to give it a unique ornamental look. It has a Scoville rating of 173,500, similar to a habanero.