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