Capsicum annum Mohawk

Capsicum annum 'Mohawk'

Sweet pepper

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Capsicum annum 'Mohawk'
  • Common name: Sweet pepper
  • Plant type: Vegetable
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

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Sweet peppers, or bell peppers, are easy to grow as long as they are given a long growing season and plenty of warm summer sunshine. The fruit are green when immature but turn brilliant colours as they develop. Capsicum annum 'Redskin' is a compact sweet pepper, ideal for growing on a windowsill or in pots on the patio. The medium-sized shiny green fruit turns brilliant red as it matures.

Capsicum annum 'Mohawk' has small fruit which matures to a sweet, yellow-orange, and is easy to grow. It's perfect for growing in pots or growing bags on the patio. Pick the fruit regularly to ensure continuous cropping.

For best results grow Capsicum annum 'Mohawk' indoors, such as on a sunny windowsill, or outside in a sunny, sheltered spot.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Maintenance: Needs regular watering in pots

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Harmful if ingested

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