Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum annuum 'NuMex Sunglo') in the Peppers Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual

NuMex Sunglo flower

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Posted by DanCarmona (Fort Wayne, Indiana - Zone 5a) on Jan 20, 2012 10:41 AM

NuMex Sunglo
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: New Mexico
PI: 640863
Flower: erect, stellate
Petals: white
Spots: no
Calyx: toothless
Pods: Green to yellow,2-3" L
Seed: yellow-brown
Leaves: medium, glabrous
Plant height: 18-24"
Maturity: 80 Days
Habit: sturdy, tree-like bush
Scoville units: 1500-2000
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.

Sunglo is a nice edible ornamental variety that produces good yields of 3 ¼" long by ½" wide hot chiles. Pods are erect and mature from green to a bright yellow. This is a nice variety for adding color to cooking and a colorful hot chili to brighten the home or garden.

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