- Item Code 0039626
The Purple Chilli Plant, also known as the Black Pearl Pepper, has anthocyanins, making the chillies aesthetically pleasing and also healthy to eat. The peppers start out green and gradually turn purple, then black when fully ripe.
Product name: Chilli Purple (P15c)
The Purple Chilli Plant, also known as the Black Pearl Pepper, is a unique and colorful addition to any garden. This variety of chili pepper is native to Mexico and Central America and belongs to the Capsicum annuum species. The plant produces small, dark purple peppers that turn black when fully ripe and have a medium heat level.
What makes the Purple Chilli Plant unique is its eye-catching color. The peppers start out green and gradually turn purple, then black when fully ripe. This coloration is due to the presence of anthocyanins, which are a type of flavonoid pigment that is responsible for the blue, purple, and red colors found in plants. Anthocyanins are known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, making the Purple Chilli Plant not only aesthetically pleasing but also healthy to eat.
In terms of culinary uses, the Purple Chilli Plant is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. The peppers have a slightly sweet and fruity flavor with a medium heat level, making them a great addition to salsas, sauces, and stir-fries. They can also be dried and used as a spice to add color and flavor to meals. Overall, the Purple Chilli Plant is a unique and flavorful addition to any garden or kitchen.
Pot size: Ø15cm
Plant size: approx. 30-40cm
Light: Partial to full sunlight.
Water: Water when soil feels dry to touch.
Fertiliser: Feed with organic pellets fertiliser once a month.
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.