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botanical name:
Capsicum annuum 'Filus Blue'
Capsicum annuum 'Filus Blue' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Chilli Pepper 'Filus Blue'
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: purple
stem/bark: purple
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Small bushy annual or short lived perennial with dark bluish-violet tinged leaves and dark purple stems. Produces numerous small rounded glossy blue-purple fruits that turn red when fully ripe.

Best in reasonably fertile, moist, well drained soil and a sunny warm location. Tolerant of most soil types. Thrives best in warm climates or can be grown under glass.

From seed.

Mostly decorative but the fruits are very hot if eaten.
Suitable for growing in containers.

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