The native land is Central and the South America. In the nature is about 50 kinds of representatives of this sort. Burning Mexican pepper is grown up as an annual plant. Its main decorative effect not in colours and leaves but in large bright fruits.
Capsicum annuum – an evergreen semibush, to 1 m in height. A nimbus of a flower has 5 – 7 petals, about 3 sm in diameter, of white or violet color. Fruits are of cone form, bright red, yellow, orange, are more rare the violet.
The temperature must be moderated, it’s desirable not above 20°C, is more cool – to 15°C at night. The premise should be aired well. It is possible to hold all the summer long siliculose pepper on a balcony or in a garden, and to bring in apartment where fruits will ripen in the autumn.
It’s necessary the bright diffused light with a small amount of the direct sun. Well grows at east and western windows.
Watering must be plentiful enough – the soil should be wet all the time.
From the flowering beginning each two weeks feed up liquid fertilizers for the blossoming indoor plants.
Periodically Mexican pepper needs to be sprayed.
Breeds by seeds and is more rare shanks.