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Capsicum chinense Carolina Reaper

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Capsicum chinense Carolina Reaper Chilli,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium perennial producing masses of medium, edible, very hot flavoured fruit that change from green to reddish-orange at maturity. May even be displayed indoors for short periods. Flowers are white or purple in colour. Suitable for containers. Grows approx. 1.2-1.5m H x 1m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Indoor Plant, 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:
Solanaceae Asia

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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