Bird Pepper, Annual Peppers of the Birds, Chiltecpin, Grove Peppers, Chile Pequin
Florida, Texas, Central America, Northern South America, the Caribbean
Perennial Evergreen Shrub, can be grown as annuals in cooler climates.
Fruits in Winter
3-10 ft tall
Soil & Moisture:
Rich, well-draining soil with a calcareous, sandy or clay soil. Drought tolerant. Cannot tolerate long-lasting freezes.
Full Sun to Part Shade
Grown as a perennial outdoors 8b-11 with frost protection. Grown as an annual in cooler climates. Patio/Greenhouse zones 4+
Grown from seed and capable of producing fruit in its first growing season