Growing Ornamental Black Pearl Pepper Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
- Other Names: Black Pearl
- Days to Maturity: 90 days
- Hardiness Zone: 9-11
- Planting Depth: 1/2”
- Plant Spacing: 12-18”
- Row Spacing: 3-4’
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 70℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Aphids, thrips
- Color: Black, then red
- Flavor: Hot
Ornamental Black Pearl Pepper Growth Habits:
Start seeds indoors, and then bring them outdoors when the temperatures begin to get hot. This is a pepper plant that looks better and better as the summer goes on. The plant has a beautiful shape, and you have to do very little to the plant to achieve this. As the plant and peppers mature, the black peppers will turn to a vivid red. This plant is mostly used as an annual ornamental plant, but these peppers can be harvested as well.
Various Uses for Ornamental Black Pearl Pepper:
Black Pearl Pepper is primarily used for ornamental purposes. Put this plant in a pot and bring contrast to all of your green plants. This one will stand out with its black foliage and bright red peppers.
Ornamental Black Pearl Pepper Benefits:
Ornamental Black Pearl Pepper has numerous benefits when used for consumption. Ornamental peppers tend to be spicy. Adding spice to foods can really amplify tastes of many foods. Spicy foods tend to lead to more water consumption and less calories consumed, so consuming hot peppers can lead to weight loss.
Ornamental Black Pearl is the AAS Winner of 2006.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds