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Capsicum annuum fasciculatum Thai Chilli Salsa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum annuum fasciculatum Thai Chilli Salsa Thai Chilli, Thai Pepper,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Shrub Like, Upright

Thai Chilli Salsa is a compact variety producing masses of small, mild-flavoured fruit that turn brilliant red at maturity. May even be displayed indoors for short periods. Flowers are white in colour. Fruit colour before maturity is yellow green and brown. Fruit colour at maturity is glossy red. Capsaicin content is 30,000 Shoville heat units. Grows quickly to 20cm high x 20cm wide. Suitable for small sized pots (200mm). Best suited for garden planting. For best results provide full-sun conditions. Will tolerate light frosts.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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