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PlantFiles: Chile Pepper
Capsicum annuum 'Chiltepin'

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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: Chiltepin
Additional cultivar information: (aka Black Chiltepin)

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Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Heat (Pungency):
Extremely Hot (above 30,000 Scoville Units)

Fruit Shape:
Round

Fruit Size:
Small (under 2" in length)

Fruit Color:
Green changing to red

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated
Heirloom

Usage:
Drying

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Garwood, Texas
Lufkin, Texas



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