The Filius Blue pepper is a deep blue/purple small pepper that grows 2' tall and makes a great ornamental hedge plant for its beauty and easiness to grow and maintain. The Filius Blue pepper plant is a great houseplant or for container gardening and will be the talk of the show for its exotic looks. Can you eat this ornamental pepper, even though some ornamentals are bitter? Yes! The Filius Blue chili is very tasty with sweetness and a touch of heat.
The Filius hot pepper will form into a small lightbulb shape and ripens from green to blue-purple, and then a bright red color. They will surprisingly lose their heat as they ripen to red, so make sure to harvest this pepper during their blue-purple stage. Grow this pepper and add some sizzle to your garden!
Fun Fact: The Filius Blue hot pepper is the winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit.
Heat Level: 40,000 – 58,000 SHUs
Days to Harvest: 80+ Days
Seeds per Packet: 10+ Pepper Seeds
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