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Week 22 – May 30, 2024

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Candy Cane Chocolate Cherry Pepper

  • Candy Cane Chocolate Cherry Pepper - Bloom
  • Candy Cane Chocolate Cherry Pepper - Container

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Brings excitement to any garden or patio container with variegated green and white leaves! Mini bell fruit will ripen from green and white striped peppers to chocolate and cherry red. Deliciously crisp and sweet fruit can be eaten at any stage of ripeness.  

Grower Information:

Stand out with unique foliage
Candy Cane Chocolate Cherry’s variegated foliage stands out among all other vegetables at a young plant size. As the plant matures, green fruit with a unique white stripe changes to chocolate and cherry red. Be sure to add this stunning variety to your vegetable program.

  • Mini bell pepper plant has unique, eye-catching variegated foliage.
  • Early-maturing fruit ripens from green and white stripes to unique chocolate and cherry red stripes.
  • Sweet flavour and crisp texture make it perfect for fresh eating at any stage of ripeness.
  • Best in containers or in-ground, with or without support.