Medusa Ornamental Pepper

Capsicum annuum 'Medusa'

Interesting ornamental pepper produces fruits that are thin and twisted in a cone shape, held prominently upright over the foliage. Fruits start out ivory and mature from yellow to orange and finally red. Use in mixed plantings, as edgings or as fillers in walls.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKAP-sih-kum AN-yoo-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 12 in. tall, 6 to 9 in. wide.
Bloom TimeColorful fruit in summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Gift Plant, Showy Fruit
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10

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