Capsicum annuum

Capsicum annuum

  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  •  Capsicum annuum
  • Flower name
    Capsicum annuum
  • Scientific name
    Capsicum annuum
  • Alias赤辛子, 赤唐辛子, 青唐辛子
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Capsicum annuum

Capsicum annuum is native to Mexico and refers to the perrennial vegetables of the family Solanaceae. It is also called red pepper or blue pepper in English. Many small flowers bloom on branched branches from summer to autumn. The fruit which becomes after the flower has a lantern shape, the inside is hollow, there is a spicy species inside. The color of the fruit is green, but it becomes red when ripe. I call green immature fruits "red pepper (blue pepper)", red maturing matter "red red pepper". Blue pepper is baked and eaten or used for appalling. Red peppers are used as spices. Since seeds can not be eaten in extreme spirits, we use the fruits that have left the seeds. Usage is used for spicy dishes of cooking, medicinal effects (appetite promotion, pungent healthy stomach medicine). Because we mainly use red fruits, we call red pepper aka red pepper.

Generic name: Capsicum annuum, aka: red pepper, chili pepper ,plant Origin: Mexico, distribution: subtropical to warm zone, plant height: 50 cm, leaf shape: needle shaped, regrowth: reciprocal, flower color: white / purple, flowering period: 7 ~ September, fruit shape: lantern shape, fruit color: green → red.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Capsicum
  • Species
    C. annuum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperrennial vegetables.
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorRed Green
  • Height40.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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