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( Hot Portugal Pepper )
|The cultivar, Hot Portugal has smooth dark green leaves and white flowers. The pod is tapered, starts out green but changes to red when mature in about 64 days. It measures 4.5 inches long and .75 inch wide.
C.annuum seed should be started indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. Sow the seeds in sandy soil and give them warmth. Transplant 12-16 inches apart. Likes a fertilizer treatment once a month. To keep compact, pinch leaves on young plants. Full sun produces best growth and fruiting results.
Important Info : To encourage fruit, mist flowers with water daily.
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