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Capsicum annuum 'Redskin'

Capsicum annuum 'Redskin'

This RHS AGM award winning pepper is a naturally dwarf and compact variety which is ideal for growing in patio pots or hanging baskets. It produces high yields of sweet tasting blocky fruits.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

When the weather starts cooling in autumn, cut plants off at the stem and hang them upside down somewhere warm like a conservatory, so fruit can continue to ripen.

Propagation

Seed
Sow in early spring in pots in a heated propagator or on a sunny windowsill and pot on individually, finally planting out into containers or in the greenhouse borders once plants are about 15cm tall. Support with canes as they mature and feed fortnightly with liquid tomato feed once flowers appear.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Compost, Gravel, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Grown as an annual crop this pepper suits container growing in greenhouses/poly-tunnels or windowsills.

Personality

Family
Solanaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Mild

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