Hot pepper

Hot Pepper Cindy Gang- Hot pepper (Capsicum frutescens) is best known for its culinary uses for making sauces, pickling, dried seasoning and making spicy dishes (like sinigang or bicol express). The fruits are excellent source of Potassium, Calcium, Vitamin A and C. It is grown in low to mid elevation throughout the year with temperature of 13 to 300C.  It is grown best under full sunlight but it can also tolerate partial shade. The fruits are ready for harvest 3 to 6 weeks after flowering; it may be harvested green or red depending on their utilization.