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Capsicum annuum Caysan

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum Caysan Chilli, Hot Pepper,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Small evergreen perennial shrub, often treated as an annual. Tiny white or purple flowers during summer followed by long edible fruits known as chillies. Fruit is red when ripe. Grows approx. 1m H x 1m W.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Fruit Fly

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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