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Capsicum annuum Courtyard

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum Courtyard Capsicum, Bell Pepper,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit Shrub Like, Upright

Small evergreen perennial shrub, often treated as an annual. Tiny white or purple flowers during Summer followed by edible fruits know as capsicums. Courtyard is a compact high yield, bell capsicum that has large, sweet, green and red fruit. Many varieties available including sweet and chilli peppers. Perfect variety for containers.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, 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:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

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: Low