Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'Poinsettia') in the Peppers Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated

Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Ornamental
Pepper Shape: Tapered
Cylindrical
Wrinkled
Fruit Length: 2.5 - 3.5 inches
Fruit Width at Shoulders: 0.375 - 0.5 inch
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Green to Red
Days to First Harvest and Maturity: 70 - 80 green, 90 red.
Scoville Heat Units (approximate SHU): 1300 - 2500
Heat: Mild 100-2500 SHU

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 16 - 24 inches
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

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lovesblooms On March 11, 2016 Seeds germinated
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