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Capsicum annuum Apache

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum Apache Chilli,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Small compact evergreen perennial shrub, often treated as an annual. Tiny white or purple flowers during summer followed by 7cm edible fruits known as chillies. Fruit is red when ripe. Grows approx. 35cm H x 35cm W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Low Water Garden, Container / Pot

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

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Solanaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: 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: Medium / Moderate
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