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Trinidad Moruga Scorpion in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Capsicum chinense 'Trinidad moruga scorpion'

 

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

'Trinidad moruga scorpion' has a tender fruit-like flavour, which makes it a sweet-hot combination. The single flowers are an off-white colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall.

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plant Features
  • Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

Latin name

Capsicum chinense 'Trinidad moruga scorpion'

type

Vegetable

family

Solanaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Trinidad Moruga Scorpion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is 0.40meters x 0.60meters 0.40 M 0.60 M

Capsicum chinense 'Trinidad moruga scorpion'

'Trinidad moruga scorpion' has a tender fruit-like flavour, which makes it a sweet-hot combination. The single flowers are an off-white colour while the stem is densely branched and up to 24ins tall.


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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