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PlantFiles: Ornamental Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Fluorescent Purple'

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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: Fluorescent Purple

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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:
Purple changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Pepper Mottle Virus (PepMV)

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Usage:
Fresh (salsa, salads)
Drying
Pickling

Other details:
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:
Late (more than 80 days)

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive KevinTernes On Jul 23, 2007, KevinTernes from Goodlettsville, TN (Zone 6a) wrote:

Awesome foliage and perfect for growing in containers.

Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A X candle flame pepper which is hot and turns from green, to dark purple, to red. Plant has purple stems, green and some fluorescent purple leaves with green on the underside, and violet flowers.

Regional...

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

Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Goodlettsville, Tennessee



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