Common Name: Pepper, Hot
Plant Habit: Mounded
Fertilize: Once a week
Spacing: 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Height: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)
Width: 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)
General Information: An ornamental pepper that looks great in containers and hanging baskets that produces edible hot peppers. It has a Scoville rating of 173,500, similar to a habanero.
Idea & Tips: Water regularly and add a layer of mulch to conserve moisture.
Days to Harvest: 75
Fruit Size: 0.75 to 1 x 0.8 in. (2 to 3 x 2 cm), 0.25 oz. (7 g)
Heat Level: 4 - hot
Grower Information: This ornamental edible is great in containers on the patio, and also does well in the garden. The bright red fruit covers the plant to give it a unique ornamental look. It has a Scoville rating of 173,500, similar to a habanero.