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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Zippy'

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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: Zippy
Hybridized by Burpee; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Shape:
Tapered

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)
Medium (4" to 6" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Hybrid

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Drying
Pickling

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 7, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1982 hybrid from Burpee. Mild-flavored hot pepper with long, narrow fruit, green turning red similar to Cayenne.



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