Dec 22, 2014  Week: 52
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Calico Ornamental Pepper

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Grower Facts

Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Chili pepper

Hardiness Degree : 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure : Sun

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A Fantastic Foliage™ and a Hot Summer Survivors selection!

Well-branched Calico shows off high-appeal, strongly variegated foliage in a stable colour pattern of purple, cream and green, highlighted by glossy black fruit. The compact and rounded plants are uniform in size across the crop for easy production. Extremely heat-tolerant Calico is great for landscaping and also adds an exciting accent to mixed containers. Well-suited to premium packs, 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots and gallons.

NOTE: Fruit is extremely hot and not recommended for eating.