Filius Blue Pepper Seeds (Capsicum Annuum Filius Blue) Great for your flower border,patio planter, Container and Garden bed.
SPICY HOT! Filius Blue Pepper Seeds are sometimes grown in containers as an ornamental plant, this exotic bush has purplish foliage. The peppers are also purple-blue (and very hot) when young, but mature to a bright red with a milder edge. A versatile and curious plant for chile lovers. 40,000 - 58,000 SHU's. Matures in 80 days.
SPICY HOT! Filius Blue Pepper Seeds(Capsicum Annuum Filius Blue) - Easy-to-grow from Ornamental Pepper seeds, these Capsicum Annuum plants are great for growing indoors in a sunny window. This unique variety, Filius Blue, has an upright, bushy yet compact growth habit, and it produces small, oval-shaped fruit. The peppers start out blue in color but change to red as they mature. Ornamental Pepper plants are also called Christmas Peppers, and the Capsicum seeds can be started indoors and grown for gift-giving at Christmas.
For summer use, sow the Ornamental Pepper flower seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before planting outside. Lightly cover the Capsicum seeds with their thickness in soil. Maintain a temperature alternating between 68F nights and 80F days. After danger of frost has passed, transplant outdoors and pinch the seedling back to encourage a bushier plant. Ornamental Pepper plants are very attractive in the front of the border or grow them in containers for the deck and patio. For Christmas Pepper plants being given as gifts, sow Capsicum Annuum seeds in August for plants that are loaded with peppers at Christmas. For the best fruits at Christmas, grow the plants outdoors and bring them in before frost. The peppers will mature in 90-100 days.
USDA Zones: 4 - 9
Height: 8 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to late summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.3
Temperature: 68F - 80F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly, no more than the thickness of the seed
Sowing Rate: 1 - 2 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 8 - 12 inches
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