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Chilli Black Cobra in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Capsicum annuum 'Black Cobra'

 

Chilli 'Black Cobra'

A small upright shrub with glossy green leaves of varying sizes depending on the variety. Chillies tend to be long, narrow, tapering fruit. The single flowers are an off-white (sometimes purplish) colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. 'Black Cobra', also called 'Goat's Weed Pepper' Scoville heat units (SHU): 20,000 – 40,000 (3 - 16 times hotter than Jalapeño) bears tapered chillies that ripen from green to black to bright red. The plant has fuzzy stems and leaves

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plant Features
  • Chilli Black Cobra likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Chilli Black Cobra likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Chilli Black Cobra is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Chilli Black Cobra likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Chilli 'Black Cobra'

Latin name

Capsicum annuum 'Black Cobra'

type

Vegetable

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Chilli Black Cobra likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Chilli Black Cobra is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Chilli Black Cobra likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Chilli Black Cobra likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Chilli Black Cobra is 0.40meters x 0.60meters 0.40 M 0.60 M

Capsicum annuum 'Black Cobra'

A small upright shrub with glossy green leaves of varying sizes depending on the variety. Chillies tend to be long, narrow, tapering fruit. The single flowers are an off-white (sometimes purplish) colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall. 'Black Cobra', also called 'Goat's Weed Pepper' Scoville heat units (SHU): 20,000 – 40,000 (3 - 16 times hotter than Jalapeño) bears tapered chillies that ripen from green to black to bright red. The plant has fuzzy stems and leaves


Planting

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant container grown chillies in the greenhouse border when large enough to handle, about 2ft between plants

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed in divided trays in early spring under glass in heat. Plant out in greenhouse border when risk of frost is passed.

 
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