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botanical name:
Capsicum annuum 'Prairie Fire'
Capsicum annuum 'Prairie Fire' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Chilli Pepper 'Prairie Fire'
synonyms:  Capsicum annuum 'Atomic'
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: green
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: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Compact, dwarf bushy annual or short lived perennial. Masses of small tapering fruits, green ripening through creamy yellow to red. Medium hot flavour. Very decorative.

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.

Edible vegetable and also ornamental. Very good for containers. The fruits can be used when green or red.

other notes:
Bred by Ron Goebel, 2000

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