Capsicum
Capsicum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Universal fertilizer (e.g. N12-P6-K9).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Family Solanaceae

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • purple
  • white
Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • green
  • orange
  • red
  • yellow