Plant Information

Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum

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Capsicum annuum
Capsicum annuum


  • Annual
  • Hardy annual with branched stems that produces 3-lobed fruit that are 6.35cm wide and 3.2cm long.
  • Peppers ripen from green to deep red and need 55 days from plant to harvest.
  • Needs full sun and regular watering.
  • Good container plant.

Culinary Uses

  • Very sweet - excellent on veggie platters, in salads, stuffed, or cored and eaten whole.

Parts Used

  • The fruit

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Stimulates the circulatory and digestive systems.
  • Help fever, varicose veins, asthma, sprains, arthritis, unbroken chilblains, neuralgia, lumbago and pleurisy.
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