Ornamental Pepper Cultivar Trial
Brian E. Whipker, Ingram McCall, and James L. Gibson
Listed below are 17 cultivars of ornamental peppers trialed in 5 inch pots at the Horticultural Science greenhouses on the campus of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. They are listed by growth habit.
Seeds were sown on June 9, 1999, and plugs were transplanted on July 7. Plants were pinched 14 days after potting and Sumagic at 10 ppm was applied 2 weeks later as a foliar spray. Plants were evaluated on September 29.
For a detailed description as well as cultural information, click on the specific cultivar below.
* Seed Sources
B = Ball Seed- (800) 879-2255,
ES = Enchanted Seeds- (505) 523-6058
FG = Fred C. Gloeckner- (800) 345-3787
N = Novartis- (800) 323-7253
PA = Pan American- (630) 231-1400
TGS = Tomato Growers Supply- (941) 768-1119
We would like to thank Fafard and Scotts for their generous donation of root substrate and fertilizer.
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