Purple Chili Pepper Plant Pods
Grow hot-hot chili peppers in your indoor garden!
The fruits are 24,000shu (Scoville heat units) which is similar to cayenne type chillis.
Purple chili has very attractive white flowers with purple edges. Its fruits ripen from vivid purple to bright red. Fresh chili peppers, red, purple or green, are a rich source of vitamin-C. Chilis are also great sources of antioxidants like vitamin A, and flavonoids like beta carotene, alpha carotene, and many more.
Fresh homegrown Chili Peppers help the body cope with heat and pain, and increases sex drive. The plant prefers sunny spots, and though the peppers take time to fully ripen, its beautiful and delicious harvest is well worth the short wait. Don't forget to pollinate the blossoms for more fruits! Here's how to do it.
Click & Grow Purple Chili Pepper benefits:
- Homegrown Chilli Pepper is the perfect addition to many foods
- Growing chilis is 100% hassle-free with a Click & Grow indoor garden
- Chilli peppers serve as a home pharmacy with many vitamins and minerals
- You'll get a garden-to-plate experience in your own kitchen
Capsicum annuum - Edible plant.
Sprouts in: 7 - 21 days
Harvest in: 14 - 18 weeks
Grows best at: 20°C – 35°C
- Chilies are a bit slow to germinate. You can speed up the germination process by raising the temperature to at least 79°F (26°C).
- If multiple seeds germinate per pod, leave one seedling to grow per pod to ensure enough space and nutrients for the plant to grow.
- Do not cut or prune your Purple Chili Pepper plant before fruiting- it will form flowers and fruits at the top of the plant.
- Once your plant is flowering it needs to be pollinated by hand. Do this by gently shaking your plant to carry pollen from one blossom to the next.
- Please note! Only the fruits of the chili are edible, the rest of the plant is poisonous and should not be consumed.
- Purple Chili Pepper fruits ripen from white/purple to bright red, approximately 14 weeks from planting.
- Friendly warning! It is always a good precaution to wash your hands after handling chili peppers. It is also best to avoid rubbing your eyes or touching other tender body parts after handling any chilies.