Hot pepper (Faria Yellow and Tucker Valley Red Variety)

Hot pepper is a popular ingredient added to many Caribbean dishes.
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Hot pepper (Faria Yellow and Tucker Valley Red Variety)

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Hot Pepper plants should be grown in full sunlight and well-drained soils. The plant can reach as tall as 0.6 m – 0.9 metres. Your first set of hot peppers may be harvested 10 weeks after planting, and bearing continues for several months with proper maintenance. Seedlings can be planted during both rainy and dry seasons. If planted in the dry season, young plants should be watered daily. Mature fruits ripen yellow. The pungent fruit is used as a spice in culinary preparations.

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Capsicum annum

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Location 1

St Augustine Nurseries

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The National Seed Bank Chaguaramas

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