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( Rocoto Capsicum Pepper )
|The cultivar, 'Rocoto' is a compact perennial with purple multiple flowers located at top of stalks. Leaves tend to be oval, smooth and about 2 inches in length. Pod size is 1.75 inches by 1.25 inches apple shaped and good for stuffing. Fruit color is red when mature.
C. pubescens, a compact grower, grows to 4 feet tall, but in the U. S. Gardens, 2 feet is more realistic. Purple flowers with purple and white anthers stant erect upon green hairy leaves. Tabasco peppers are named for the town of their origin, Tabasco, Mexico. Good for containers but grows best in greenhouses.
Important Info : Tabasco peppers are named for the town of their origin, Tabasco, Mexico. Too much nitrogen will stop fruit production altogether.
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