Pepper (Capsicum annuum) in the Peppers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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