Scientific Name: Capsicum spp. Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:spicy hot pepper, chili pepper Texture:Medium
Family Name:SolanaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Greenhouse produce plant, Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: White, Sep- Aug- Jul- Jun
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, Green, Orange, Red, Yellow, Aug- Oct- Sep- Jul
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Herb, Medicinal plant
Key ID Features:Berries smaller and more elongated (most species) than for the sweet pepper.