Week 18 – May 07, 2021

Plant Information

Mad Hatter Pepper

  • Mad Hatter Pepper - Bloom
  • Mad Hatter Pepper - Container
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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:

  • Flat-disc peppers are crunchy and crisp, with a 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.
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