Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
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|Size:||3 ft tall by 2.5 ft wide|
|Noted for:||Showy fruits|
|Recommended Uses:||Edible, very hot fruits|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Clay, Sand|
Birds (especially mockingbirds) eat the green, un-ripened peppers.
Flowers attract bees.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures