- Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 6 - 8 Inches
- Mild spicy peppers
- Harvest in 95 to 110 days
- Scoville Rating: 15,000 - 30,000 SHU
Spice up your food with the Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper. This bushy, upright plant makes a stunning and stylish addition to your deck or balcony or can live as a houseplant while also providing a crop of hot peppers. The plant will grow 6 to 8 inches tall and 8 inches wide, while the peppers are 2 inches long and 0.75 inches wide. The bright green peppers turn a vibrant red when they are mature. The peppers can be used raw, cooked, or canned for future use. This plant has a bushy, upright growth habit with red peppers that are 2 inches long and .75 inches wide.
Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper Care
Grow Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper plants indoors near a sunny window, or place the plants outdoors in full to partial sun after the temperature warms up. Rich, well-draining soil with a pH level of 6.0 to 6.8 is ideal.
Growing Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Peppers
This compact plant reaches 6 to 8 inches and can thrive in a container in an outdoor space or on a kitchen countertop. The bright red peppers hang down from the stems and are ready to pick in 95 to 110 days.
Growing Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Peppers in Containers
The Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper is a bushy, upright plant. Grow one plant in a 6-inch container with drainage holes to prevent the soil from becoming soggy.
Watering Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Peppers
Water this pepper plant with the top several inches of soil dries out. Peppers prefer to dry out, so feel the soil and only water when necessary.
Feeding Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Peppers
Feed the plant using a water-soluble fertilizer every few weeks. The fertilizer can be balanced and have a ratio like 10-10-10 or opt for a fertilizer low in nitrogen, so something like 5-10-10.
Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones:|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 6 - 8 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 8 Inches|
|Spacing: 8 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Green, Red|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Bright Green|
|Seasonal Interest: N/A|
|Uses: Wildlife Gardens|
|Brand: KITCHEN MINIS™|
|Common Name: Kitchen Minis™ Tamale Pepper|
|Scientific Name: Capsicum annuum|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.