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Peruvian Purple

Peruvian Purple   (Capsicum annuum (Longum) (Chilli pepper))

Peruvian Purple
Capsicum: Annuum
Collected in: Peru
PI: 640906
Scoville units: 50,000-80,000
Blossom end shape: pointed
Fruit position and shape: erect, tapered
Fruit size and color: 1" green,> black > red
Calyx shape: toothless
Flower: erect, cup-shaped
Petal/Spots: purple/ none
Filament color: purple
Anther color: blue
Habit: tree-like, sturdy
Stem: smooth
Leaves: smooth, relatively small
Germ. Time: 2 wk > 2 mo
Maturity: 80 days
Plant height: 24 > 36"
Taste: .
This highly ornamental Pequin type variety produces purple pods which grow in upright in clusters on the plant. The pods ripen to red approximately 85-95 days after transplanting. This beautiful plant has dark purple stems, purple/green variegated leaves and produce stunning purple flowers.
History: This accession was donated by the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center 1999. It was received as a Capsicum frutescens and re-identified as a Capsicum annuum 2011.
Credits & Sources: <thechileman Peruvian Purple>

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