Chilli 'Medusa'

Capsicum annuum 'Medusa'

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Harvest red fruit as needed.

Propagation

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.

Special features

Origin

America, southern North America, northern South America

Natural climate

Warm to Temperate areas

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Solanaceae

Flower colour

Cream, White

Scent

None

Problems

Generally problem free.
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