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Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper

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Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum

Common Name : Annual Ornamental Pepper, Garden or Large Pot

Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height : 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Width : 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks for Autumn finish (no mature fruit)

  • The first black-leafed ornamental pepper is ideal for landscapes and mixed containers.
  • Bushy, upright, well-branched plants have greenish foliage when young that matures to glossy black with high light and heat.
  • In the landscape, plants develop rounded, shiny black fruit that matures to dark red.
  • Best in 6 and 8-in./15 and 20-cm pots, gallons and Mum Pals programs.
NOTE: Fruit is hot.
Height: 14 to 18 in./36 to 46 cm; may grow to 3 ft./91 cm or more in warmer areas with longer growing seasons

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