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PlantFiles: Galapagos Island Pepper
Capsicum galapagoense

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: galapagoense

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Heat (Pungency):
Hot (5,000 to 30,000 Scoville Units)
Extremely Hot (above 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Round

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Heirloom

Usage:
Drying
Ornamental (not recommended for eating)

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:
Late (more than 80 days)

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fremont, California
Union City, California



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