Chile Pequin (Capsicum annuum 'Pequin') in the Peppers Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
Pequín
Piquín

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Native Hot pepper
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Fall
Uses: Culinary Herb
Vegetable
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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