Pepper plant

Pepper plant growing shrub‎ of the genus Capsicum, Pepper plant perennial evergreen but can grow also as annual plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean, temperate or desert climate and also used as ornamental plant.

Flower color white cream or purple with 6 petals, the flowers small grow in clusters of 2-3 flowers.

Fruit color can be: red, green, purple, brown, yellow, orange, crimson, white, pink, mustard and more also the Pepper plant of can be in variety of shapes.

Pepper plant can be hot or sweet, for the hot, Pepper plant measure by scale of Scoville heat Units. Capsicum chinense Scoville heat unit is 0 – 2,200,000.

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Requirements for growing Pepper plant:
Warm weather, Moderate moist (depend on the variety there is species that like les or more) if the plant infected by aphid in the lower branches in the shadow, should cut the infected leaves, and clean

What is the best way to start growing Pepper plant:
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Pepper plant?
No, but it's possible

Difficulties/Problems with growing Pepper plant:
Burn above 44 C in full sun, Some Pepper plants are dangerous to children, Frost sensitive

When is the best time to plant a Pepper plant shrub:

Pests and diseases in Pepper plant:
Aphids, ants, Nematodes, Mites, Fungus

When is the best time to prune a Pepper plant shrub?
All year, in colder place before the winter

How to prune a Pepper plant:
Dead or Infected branches, branches that grow in cross ways

What is the size of a Pepper plant shrub?
0.3-1.4 M. 1-4.5 Ft.

Growth speed in Pepper plant:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Pepper plant Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Pepper plant:
Full Sun / in Warm climate almost Full sun

It is possible to grow Pepper plant indoor?

Growing Pepper plant is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Planting Season: 
How much water the plant needs: 
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Ornamental parts: 
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When does Pepper plant bloom?
In sub/tropics climate can bloom all year in temperate climate the Spring / Summer. In 45-70 it's start to bloom

General information about the flower:
Small flowers grow in groups of 2-3 flowers, with 6 petals, can be in the colors: white, cream or purple

Thinning / Deadheading of Pepper plant Blossom:
When the plants is not fully grow recommend to thinning

Pollination is done by:
Bees and other pollinators

Subspecies / Cultivar: 

Capsicum annuum - Sweet pepper, Bell pepper, Banana pepper (wax), Cayenne pepper, Jalapeno, Philtepin

Capsicum frutescens - Malagueta, Tabasco, Thai peppers, piri piri, Malawian Kambuzi

Capsicum chinense - Naga, Habanero, Datil, Scotch bonnet

Capsicum pubescens - Rocoto peppers, Manzano

Capsicum baccatum - aji peppers, Bishop's crown, Lemon drop


When does Pepper plant yield:
In sub/tropics climate can bloom all year in temperate climate the Spring / Summer

Pests or diseases in Pepper plant fruit:
Aphids, fungal, Sun burns

What can be done with big quantities of Pepper plant fruit?
Salad, Used for cooking, Medical uses, Herbs, Used for spreads, Pickle, Spices

Work requirements on the Pepper plant fruit:
Prune, if the plant attacked be aphids the fruit should be more exposure to the sun

How long does it take for a Pepper plant to bear fruit?
60-90 days

Vegetative Reproduction: 

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Pepper?
Stems, Cutting

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Pepper:
Spring / Autumn (in warm places) but can be all year

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
2-3 weeks sometimes less

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Pepper?
Put the cutting in water or in the ground

Grow from seeds: 

Sowing of Pepper:
No special requirement, easy to sow, some species can be more sensitive to moist and heat

Saving Pepper seeds until sowing:
Dry, room temperature, Require to check that the seed are ripen before saving them

Sowing season of Pepper:

Pepper plant spacing:
For relocation 3-5 cm or different pots, 20-50 cm depend on the species

How Deep Do You Plant A Pepper Seed?
0.5-1 cm

Pepper seeding conditions:
Moist and Light soil,

Watering Pepper Seeds:
Average amount of water

Pepper germination time:
5-20 days can be sometimes more

Condition of Pepper sprout:
Moderate moist, some species are sensitive to moist,

Do Pepper seeds require burying?