Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper
80 Days from Transplant OP
All Seed Sales are final
Fruits ripen from glossy black to deep purple then finally orange to red. Fruits are medium hot at 30,000 scoville units. In addition to ornamental use this hot little pepper is perfect for fresh eating in salad as well as pickling and freezing. A heavy producer for small gardens, market gardens and the home garden. Also a perfectly grown ornamental that adds color to the home all year. An attractive 'ornamental edible' for a sunny windowsill or patio container outside.
· Peppers were grown extensively in Central and South America, Mexico, and the West Indies long before birth of Christ
· Columbus and other early explorers who introduced peppers to welcoming Europeans
· Peppers are a major New World contribution to the cuisine of the Old World
· By the 17th century, peppers were cultivated not only in Europe, but in much of Asia and Africa
· Even though peppers are indigenous to the Americas, they were not introduced to North America until they arrived with the early colonists!