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Eco+Grande Fire Away™ 'Hot and Heavy' Hot Pepper (Capsicum)

  • heat tolerant
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Full Sun
Height16 - 24 In
Spread12- 18 In
Zones1011
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Hot and Heavy is a hot and spicy pepper, but not so hot you'll need to call the fire department. First ripe fruit takes 65 to 72 days from transplant. Glossy foliage minimizes water loss and contributes to low water needs for this plant. It works well in landscapes and containers and may need trellising to maintain the upright habit. 

Harvest: Fruit sets and matures quickly once ripe fruit begins to present. Fruit transitions from green to orange to red, with multiple colors represented on the plant at the same time. It can be harvested when they begin to show good color and are fully ripe when solid red. Grow in 12-18" containers for best results.

  • 16-24 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide at maturity
  • Annual except in zones 10-11
  • Plant in full sun (6+ hours daily)

Fertilize weekly with Proven Winners Water Soluble Plant Food.

Plant Powered Packaging by Proven Winners®: Introducing the Eco+Grande!  The Eco+Grande is a game changing Plant Container made from plants!   This compostable container is made from starchy renewable plants like corn, switch grass and sugar beets grown in the United States.  The Eco+Grande has nutrients built into the wall of the container that helps plants grow bigger and faster all season.   

The Proven Winners® Eco+Grande can be planted directly into the soil by simply pulling off the 4 tabs on the bottom of the container to expose the roots and placing the container and plant directly into the pre-dug hole.   

Shipping Info:

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  • Size at shipping varies by the season and plant
    • Grande plants are 5-8" tall at shipment

Features

  • Heat Tolerant

Characteristics

  • Hardiness Zones: 10 11
  • Height: 16 - 24 In
  • Spread: 12- 18 In
  • Habit: Upright
  • Bloom Color: n/a
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Planting To Hard Frost
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