A picture of a Capsicum eximium

Capsicum eximium

Capsicum eximium

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

1m

1m

Min

30cm

1 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Capsicum eximium Overview

Capsicum eximium is a perennial sub shrub that can get to 1.6 meters tall (4m when grown in it's native Bolivia) It produces 5 petaled purple flowers with a yellow centres. These develop into spherical red fruits that can be 7 to 9mm wide. It is occasionally mistaken for C. cardenasii a fellow Bolivian species.

Common problems with Capsicum eximium

How to propagate Capsicum eximium

Seed

Special features of Capsicum eximium

Attractive fruits

Spherical green fruit 7 to 9mm wide develop at the end of 15 to 20mm long stems and turn red when ripe.