The Purple Cayenne produces dark purple fruits that are about 4-6 inches long and are very hot. Great when used in salsas or stir fry. They can also be pickled and some people just grow them as an ornamental pepper. The flavor is slightly sweeter than the red variety of cayenne. Purple Cayenne chile plants grow just over two feet tall and are very productive.
Other Names: Cayenne Pueple
Flowers: Purple Cayenne has white flowers
Lifecycle: 2 (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height: Purple Cayenne grows between 2-3 feet tall.
Diameter: Purple Cayenne has about 2 foot diameter spread
Container Planting: yes
Soil: Well drained
Spacing: 2 feet
Sun: Partial to full sun
Water: as needed