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Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper

Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper

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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" (30.5 - 45.7cm)
Height: 14 - 18" (35.6 - 45.7cm)
Width: 12 - 16" (30.5 - 40.6cm)
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.

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