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Capsicum annuum 'Prairie Fire'
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common name: Chilli Pepper 'Prairie Fire'
synonyms: Capsicum annuum 'Atomic'
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
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.
Edible vegetable and also ornamental. Very good for containers. The fruits can be used when green or red.
Bred by Ron Goebel, 2000