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Chinese 5 Color Pepper Seeds

Chinese 5 Color Pepper Seeds

39 total reviews

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With its many hues, the Chinese 5 Color is a real show stopper that brings in shades of purple and cream in the garden. "5-color” is in the name, so it’s no surprise how they transition to 5 different colors!

The Chinese 5 Color Pepper Plant grows over 4 feet tall and produces over 100 peppers per plant on average. Compact and easy to grow, these peppers are small, conical, and ornamental that grow to about an inch in length and mature like a rainbow in five colors and gain in heat as they change color, turning from cream, purple, yellow, orange, and finally red.

You'll notice a sweet yet bitter flavor with an earthy aftertaste when you bite into the Chinese 5 Color pepper. These are great to eat raw and cooked such as boiling, stir-frying, and roasting. You can even make salsa, dips, and hot sauces!

  • Species: Capsicum Annuum
  • Heat Level: 5,000-50,000 SHUs
  • Type: Hot
  • Flavor: Sweet, Bitter, Earthy
  • Origin: China
  • Pod Size: 1"
  • Plant Height: 4 ft.
  • Days to Harvest: 85+ Days

Want more beautiful peppers to light up your garden? Check out our Ornamental Pepper Seeds today, and be sure to browse through our ever-growing Pepper Seed Collection for more varieties!


  • Heat Level:
  • Plant size: 4 ft.
  • Pod size: 1"
  • Origin: China
  • Species: Annuum
  • SHU: 5,000-50,000

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Customer Reviews

Based on 39 reviews
James Lewis
So far so good.

No fruit yet but still growing.

Phoebe Traylor
Growing well

Got them under a grow light in a tent, gonna transplant them outside in a week. So far so good!

Benjamin Cunningham
Every seed germinated, pretty plant so far!

I only did three seeds, wanting one to go. All three germinated and the plants have some purplish leaves. I guess I’ll have to have a couple badass ornamental peppers randomly in my landscape…