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Facing Heaven Pepper Capsicum annuum (Conioides group)

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KAP-sih-kum AN-yoo-um
Description

The Conioides group of Capsicum annuum is the cone peppers.  

This group is identified by its dark red mature color and its conical shape.  Its fruit is erect.  

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Capsicum
    Species:
    annuum
    Family:
    Solanaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Tropical North and South America
    Play Value:
    Edible fruit
    Edibility:
    This variety is edible as a vegetable or spice
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Edible
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    Cone shaped
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Shape:
    Star
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Nodes may be purple in color.
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden
    Design Feature:
    Mass Planting
    Small groups