Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper
Scientific Name : Capsicum annuum
Common Name : Annual Ornamental Pepper, Garden or Large Pot
Hardiness Degree : 40°F (4.4°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilize : Every two weeks
Spacing : 12-18" (30-46cm)
Height : 14-18" (36-46cm)
Width : 12-16" (30-41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Foliage is more green on younger plants and changes to a glossy black with high heat and light. Shiny black fruit matures to dark red. Adds interest to mixed combinations.
Idea &Tips : Place in a sunny location in well-drained soil. Keep soil evenly moist; water when dry and more often in hot temperatures. Add mulch around plant to help retain water.