Plant Care Basket of Fire Pepper

Basket of Fire Pepper

About Basket of Fire Pepper

Basket of Fire Pepper is a super 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.

Basket of Fire Pepper likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Taxonomy

Capsicum annuum 'Basket of Fire'
Capsicum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Basket of Fire Pepper

Water

How often to water your Basket of Fire Pepper

Water needs for Basket of Fire Pepper
0.5 cups
every 9

Basket of Fire 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.

Calculate water needs of Basket of Fire Pepper

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Basket of Fire Pepper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Basket of Fire Pepper: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Basket of Fire Pepper love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Basket of Fire Pepper does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Basket of Fire Pepper in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Basket of Fire Pepper

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Basket of Fire Pepper: 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 Basket of Fire Pepper after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Basket of Fire Pepper

Basket of Fire Pepper

Basket of Fire Pepper


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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