A picture of a Chilli 'Medusa'

Chilli 'Medusa'

Capsicum annuum 'Medusa'

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Chilli 'Medusa' Overview

Medusa chillies are a type of sweet, ornamental chilli pepper which grows upright, brightly colored fruit, which is long and thin, producing a "hair of snakes" look that attributed to Medusa in Greek mythology.

Common problems with Chilli 'Medusa'

Generally problem free.

    How to harvest Chilli 'Medusa'

    Harvest red fruit as needed.

    How to propagate Chilli 'Medusa'

    Seed

    Sow seed into trays in late spring, germination needs temeratures of 20 degrees celcius, soak in water before sowing at 1cm depth in well drained medium, germination takes from 3-5 weeks.

    Edibles to Sow Under Cover in November

    Grow these on a sunny windowsill or heated propagator for winter picking.

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    Edibles to Sow Under Cover in December

    Grow these on a sunny windowsill or in a heated propagator for winter picking.

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