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Capsicum annuum

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Wantirna
C7, Indoors
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Wantirna
C7, Indoors
Size: 12cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.15 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $3.46 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum Ornamental Chilli, Chilli Pepper, Ornamental Pepper, Sweet Capsicum,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit Shrub Like

Description:
Small evergreen perennial shrub, often treated as an annual. Tiny white or purple flowers during Summer followed by edible fruits know as capsicums. When fruit is ripe, colours include red, green or yellow. Many varieties available including sweet and chilli peppers.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Fruit Fly, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: For growing in pots, use a good quality, well drained potting mix, that contains fertiliser. Do not allow plants to dry out. Prune plants when necessary to maintain shape. For continual good health and growth, use a controlled slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Cream, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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