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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Demon Red Chili'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Demon Red Chili

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Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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

Fruit Shape:
Tapered

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Drying
Ornamental (not recommended for eating)

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Aug 4, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), 2006 Award of Garden Merit.

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 25, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred for growing on a windowsill or in patio containers. Attractive, very dwarf plants for edible and ornamental use. The flowers and upward pointing fruits, which start green and turn bright red, are produced throughout the season.



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