Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum

bird pepper


wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 3 ft    Width: 2.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      orange,red
Noted for: Showy fruits


Recommended Uses: Edible, very hot fruits
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay
Soil pH Range: adaptable


wildlife plant  
Birds (especially mockingbirds) eat the green, un-ripened peppers

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: