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Pepper – Black Pearl

Garden Height
18 - 24
Spacing
8 - 12
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections

Award Winner

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

The peppers are edible, however, be aware that they are quite hot and use with caution.

Uses Notes

Use in combinations in all containers and landscapes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 1 - 1.5

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 68 - 80° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Spring through Summer Finish, Standard PPP

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 9-10
6" and Gallon Pot :
7-9" Pot :
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

None needed.

Little Pumpkin will benefit from a minimum of two pinches.

Pest and Disease Management

General Pest and Disease practices as listed in notes

Grower Tips

Weeks to finish are without fruit, to have fruit set plan on 16 to 20 weeks. Heat and humidity loving annual.