Capsicum annuum ‘Medusa’
A cute and mild chili!
The Medusa is a compact chili perfect to be grown on Plantui smart garden 3 and 6. The plant has bright dark green leaves, produce small white flowers and then chili fruits 3-5 cm long. The chili pods grow upright and are long and thin, resembling the hair of ancient Greek goddess “Medusa”, from which the name is inspired. The chili turns from green to red passing through yellow and orange and since they start to grow and ripen in different time the plant show a multicolor look. The medusa chili are mild, with only slightly spicy seeds so they are suitable for anyone.
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Package includes: 3 plant capsules + nutrients
First leaves in: 2 weeks
Growth and size: Slow; Medium (3 height blocks)
This plant will need extra height blocks for your Plantui in addition to the default 2 blocks which the device is shipped with. We recommend that you get one blooming and one boosting light block in addition to the regular height blocks
How to cut: Pruning is not needed for chili
When to eat: Collect the fruits when they turn red.
Chilies germinate in about two weeks and grow quite slowly.
When the chili is ten centimetres tall and begins to crave more light. You can add a Boosting Light Height Block to enhance plant growth. After about 2 months the first flowers appear, this is the moment when you can add a Blooming Light Height Block. To help the formation of chili we suggest to gently shake the plants supporting flower pollination. The first chili pods appears after 2.5-3 month and ripened chili are ready for harvest typically after 3.5-4 months after sowing.