Bolivian Rainbow - A unique and bright ornamental landscape plant. It bears beautiful colored peppers early and all through the season. This heirloom is from Bolivia and has been grown there for centuries.
The 24" tall plants have purple tinged foliage and purple flowers. Fruits are small at 3/4" and turn from purple to yellow and then to red when mature. All colors are on the plant at once making it very showy. The peppers are edible, but it is usually grown as an ornamental. Great for containers and easy to grow. Capsicum annuum (90 days) Heirloom - Open-pollinated - Non-GMO
Heat Level: Very Hot. Scoville Heat Units 30,000
~ Packet contains 10 seeds.
In early spring, start seeds indoors 8 weeks prior to warm nightly temperatures. Place the seeds in seedling mix and cover 1/4” deep. Provide 85°F bottom heat, bright light and keep moist at all times. Seeds will germinate in 7 - 21 days. Transplant seedlings into pots and grow until there are 6 true leaves on the plant. Plant them directly into rich soil, 18” apart or into large 3 gallon containers. Can also be directly sown into warm garden soil. This pepper is a beautiful ornamental for the patio and can make an interesting small hedge too.