Plant Information

Mad Hatter Pepper

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum baccatum

Common Name: Specialty/Hot Pepper

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Crunchy, crisp peppers have an unusual shape and a sweet flavor when eaten green or red.
Adds a touch of heat when grown in hot and dry climates, but still remain sweet.

Grower Information:

Type: Hot Pepper
Days to maturity from transplant: 85-90 to full ripe, 65-70 to green
Fruit characteristics: Unique disc, green to red; L: 2-3.5 in./5-9 cm; W: 2-2.5 in./5-6 cm
Plant habit: Extra large, vigorous
Heat level: Mild (1 pepper)
Flat-disc peppers are crunchy and crisp, with delicate floral scent and rich flavour that intensifies/sweetens as it matures. In hot, dry climates, a small number of fruit will have a touch of heat close to the seed cavity, but fruit wings are always sweet. Best in-ground with support.
Plug crop time: 5 to 6 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 7 weeks (no fruit), 7 to 9 weeks (green fruit)

Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground