About Banana Pepper
Banana Pepper is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Banana Pepper likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Capsicum annuum 'Banana'
Also known as
Yellow Wax Pepper and Banana Chili
How to care for Banana Pepper
Banana Pepper 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.
Banana Pepper love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Banana Pepper does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Pepper after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.