Black Pearl Pepper
About 14 to 18 inches high and 12 to 16 inches wide, Black Pearl sets masses of 3/4-inch fruit that is rounded with a point at the base. The fruit emerges black, then ripens to a rich, deep red. Like all Peppers, it's edible, though VERY hot. You may choose to leave it on the plant, as I do, both for its beauty and to keep pests at bay.
Ornamental Peppers are really coming into their own these days! If you like the looks of Black Pearl, you'll want to try the unusual pale green-and-white-leafed Variegated variety, too. And Explosive Ember offers purple foliage with blooms of violet, white, and purple! A planting of all 3 is absolutely stunning.
For best results, start these seeds indoors about 2 to 3 weeks after your Tomato seeds, and plant them outdoors when all danger of frost is past and the night temperatures are in the 50's or above. Give Black Pearl plenty of sunshine, spacing the plants about 8 to 12 inches apart
Contains 15 heirloom seeds
**Limited availability. Ships after March 10th**