Ornamental Pepper 'Marbles'

Capsicum annuum

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Capsicum (KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Species: annuum (AN-yoo-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Marbles
Hybridized by J.R.Baggett and D.Kean
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):

Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:

Round

Fruit Size:

Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:

Cream changing to red

Disease Resistance:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Usage:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Miami, Florida

Western Springs, Illinois

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Liberty Hill, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 1, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An ornamental pepper from the Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station. Dwarf plant with marble size cherry type fruit that turn from ivory, to orange, to purple, to red. Only slightly hot.

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