Pepper Ornamental-Cubana Orange ,Edible Christmas Pepper ~20 Seeds
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Grown for its brightly colored fruit, ornamental pepper plant is not particularly attractive until it becomes loaded with ripening peppers in fall and winter. Another common name for this plant is Christmas Pepper.
ornamental pepper, ornamental chili pepper, capsicum annuumC. annuum puts on a spectacular display when covered with a bounty of colorful peppers. You can expect ornamental peppers to produce fruit for up to 6 weeks.
ornamental chili pepper, christmas pepper, capsicum annuumThe cone-shaped peppers all change colors as they mature -- from green to yellow to orange to red,purple fruit that is almost black.
Pinch your plant. Pinch new growth to encourage the stems to branch out and become bushy.
Keep this tropical native warm. Ornamental chili pepper is tender and should not be exposed to temperatures below 55Â°F/13Â°C.
CAUTION: The peppers are edible, but most are fiery hot. The juice from them can cause painful burning of the eyes and mouth. Keep plants away from small children and wash your hands thoroughly after handling the pepper.
Ornamental Pepper Plant Care
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Origin: South America
Height: To 1 ft (30 cm)
Light: Bright light, including at least 4 hours a day of direct sun.
Water: Keep soil evenly moist. Leaves will drop if soil is too wet or too dry. Water thoroughly and discard drainage.
Humidity: Average to moderate humidity. Mist foliage occasionally if needed.
Temperature: Cool at night, 55-60Â°F/13-16Â°C; warm during the day 70-75Â°F/21-24Â°C
Soil: Any good potting mix
Fertilizer: Feed monthly. This tomato plant food works great for your peppers, too.
Propagation: Seed. Sow seeds in spring.
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