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PlantFiles: Hot Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'NuMex Conquistador'

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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: NuMex Conquistador
Hybridized by P.W.Bosland, J.Iglesias, and S.D.Tanksley; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Heat (Pungency):
Mild (1 to 1,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Oblong

Fruit Size:
Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Frying
Stuffing
Roasting

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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Days to Maturity:
Mid (69-80 days)

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive risingcreek On Jan 24, 2013, risingcreek from sun city, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

prolific producer. got literally hundreds of peppers from a few plants that produced right up until frost

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 11, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An open-pollinated, New Mexican type, non-pungent, multipurpose green to red fruit.

Regional...

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

Menifee, California



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