Plant Care Banana Chili

Banana Chili

Also known as

Banana Pepper, Banana Pepper and Yellow Wax Pepper


Capsicum annuum 'Banana'

How to care for Banana Chili


How often to water your Banana Chili

Water needs for Banana Chili
0.5 cups
every 9

Banana Chili needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Banana Chili

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Banana Pepper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Banana Chili: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Banana Chili love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Banana Chili does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Banana Chili in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Banana Chili

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Banana Chili: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Banana Chili after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Banana Chili

Banana Chili

Banana Chili

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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