Plant Care Italian Pepperoncini

Italian Pepperoncini


Capsicum annuum 'Peperoncino'

How to care for Italian Pepperoncini


How often to water your Italian Pepperoncini

Water needs for Italian Pepperoncini
0.5 cups
every 9

Italian Pepperoncini needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Italian Pepperoncini

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

53% Low

Growing Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Italian Pepperoncini in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Italian Pepperoncini: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Italian Pepperoncini may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.


How to fertilize Italian Pepperoncini

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Italian Pepperoncini: 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 Italian Pepperoncini after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Italian Pepperoncini

Nutrient needs for plant Italian Pepperoncini in Columbia, South Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for Italian Pepperoncini

Italian Pepperoncini

Italian Pepperoncini

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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