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Capsicum annuum "Peruvian Purple"

peruvian purple plant

Peruvian Purple

Peruvian Purple ripe chillies

Notes

The upright plants have blue/purple leaves, purple flowers and black unripe chillies which slowly mature to dark red. A somber plant, but it makes an interesting contrast to more vibrant cultivars.

Peruvialn Purple chillies

Culinary

The unripe chillies are bitter, but once fully ripe they are mildly sweet, if rather bland.



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