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kelly's Pepper, Hot 'Little Blue' x 1

Plant: Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum longum group) | Variety: Little Blue

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Okay, so I broke my “no hybrids” rule. BUT, there’s a good reason.

This is a blue pepper (hot) that ripens to red, and I want to see if I can grow it out and stabilize it. So, I’m growing a hybrid for science!

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kelly's Pepper, Hot 'Little Blue' Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Chili pepper 'Little Blue' can grow to a height of approximately 1.49 feet (that's 45.72 cm in metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden is in partial sun light: Chili pepper 'Little Blue' enjoys a full sun position, so make adjustments where necessary.

Remember to water moderately.

Ensure your soil has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper 'Little Blue' is a neutral to alkaline soil loving plant.

Keep an eye out for these common Chili pepper problems: Bacterial Leaf Rot, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Aphids, White Fly, and Nematodes.

More information about Pepper, Hot 'Little Blue' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Pepper, Hot 'Little Blue' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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  • ceae

    ceae wrote:

    Neat – I hope it works!

    Posted on 09 Feb 09 (about 5 years ago)

  • kelly

    kelly wrote:

    Me too! Especially since I’ve never tried growing out a hybrid before, hah!

    Posted on 09 Feb 09 (about 5 years ago)

  • sparky_klystron

    sparky_klystron wrote:

    Very interesting. I can’t wait to see what they look like!

    Posted on 16 Feb 09 (about 5 years ago)

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