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Capsicum pubescens
Synonyms:

Common Name(s): Rocoto
Family: Solanaceae
Growth Habit: Annual/Perennial
Invasiveness:
Growing Days: 150 to 210 (days)
Temperature:
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=45° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 51 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium to heavy textured soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright
Comments:
Prefers soil of medium depth and high fertility. Low salt tolerance.
Diseases:
Crop not found in disease search.
Uses:
Food - vegetable, Additive - flavoring
Woodiness:
Herbaceous
Climate:
Tropical-rainy, subtropical, temperate
Geographical Origin:
Andes mountains, Central America, Mexico
 
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