Purple Tiger Chili Pepper (Capsicum annuum)
With its pretty purple fruit and variegated green-white foliage, Purple Tiger is a lovely ornamental pepper for summertime containers and garden beds. Fiery, edible chilis register 5,000+ SHU and evolve from purple to red as they mature. Plants reach 12-16” tall.
• 25 seeds minimum
• Germination: 7-10 days
• Maturity: 85-90 days
• Start indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost. Plant 1/4" deep in seed starting mix. Requires soil temperatures of 65-90F to germinate. Heat mat is recommended. Keep soil moist.
• Transplant in full sun when all danger of frost has passed. Bottom leaves should be just above ground level.
• Space plants 12-18” apart; space rows 2-4' apart.