Capsicum annuum 'Holiday Cheer'
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Capsicum annuum 'Holiday Cheer'

ornamental pepper

  family solanaceae 
  genus capsicum 

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Genus  Capsicum Species  annuum Variety  Cultivar  Holiday Cheer Common names  ornamental pepper Family  SOLANACEAE Specimen number  S11334 Data source  HtZn p90
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  8" Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Fertile Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 10a-11 AHS heat zones  Heat zones 12-03 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  This somewhat tender plant can only survive cold winter nights that dip to 30� Fahrenheit. Capsicum annuum 'Holiday Cheer' needs summer days with high heat. Ornamental pepper does well in fertile soils. This plant likes full sun. It needs soil that is moist, well drained.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest  peppers turn from cream to red Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Capsicum annuum 'Holiday Cheer' is typically propagated by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Capsicum annuum 'Holiday Cheer' has an annual life cycle. Ornamental pepper is evergreen.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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