Pretty in Purple

Edible Ornamental Peppers

Pretty in Purple Ornamental edible peppers

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    Leaves are at times solid Purple. Sometimes a blend of Purple and Green.

    Peppers average 3/4 inches round. They are a glossy deep purple and ripen varying shades of yellow, burnt orange and scarlet.

    They are pungent and spicy hot, sometimes used as a hot pepper seasoning.

    Non-GMO, easy to grow

    Germination rate: 70%

    Space - 12-18 inches apart in rows 2-3 ft. apart.

    Germination in 10-14 days at Aprox. 85 degrees F. It will germinate at lower temperatures but with a reduced success rate and longer germination time.

    Days to Maturity: 60 purple, 85 red ripe

    Optimal Soil Temperature for Transplant - 70 degrees F

    Use of plastic mulch is advisable, especially above the Mason-Dixon line.

    These are Hot Peppers - registering 4,000 to 8,000 on the Scoville Scale. The Worlds hottest pepper - the Trinidad Scorpion Hot Pepper registers 1,000,000 - 1,200,000

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