Filius Blue is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Chili pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum longum group 'Filius Blue'. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Blue-violet and Red.
An (edible) ornamental chilli with purple to blue coloured fruit, with a very hot flavour when young. Older fruit colour to red and become milderThis variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Filius Blue normally grows with a erect-like habit with a max height of 1.49 feet (that's 45.72 cm metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Filius Blue originates from.
Filius Blue Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Chili pepper 'Filius Blue'
Growing Filius Blue from seed
Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Filius Blue about 38 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Filius Blue
Harvesting Filius Blue
These peppers start out purple/blue and are very hot. They get milder if allowed to ripen to red before being harvested.
Chili pepper 'Filius Blue' information
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