Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl' /Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper

Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl'   / Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl'
Excellent bedding plant for late summer and autumn
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Excellent bedding plant for late summer and autumn

Red and black fruit on plant at same time

Close view of a cluster of black fruit and foliage

Drying pods of fruit

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Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum 'Black Pearl'
Common Name: Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red, Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A good grower that gives color in the summer and early fall garden. Features include both the dark red fruit and the dark purple, nearly black foliage. Easy to grow from seeds. Select a sunny site with well drained soils for ornamental peppers.