Filus (or Filius) Blue plants produce unusual purple-blue fruits that are very hot when young, then mature to red and become milder. Approx. 80 days.
Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: warm season
Days to maturity: 62-85 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 70-85ºF.
Cultural information: Sow seeds 8 weeks prior to transplanting outdoors.
Seed count: 4,000 seeds/oz. or 64,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ¼ oz./100 ft. rows, 2 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Blossom end rot, TM V.
Harvesting: pick the first peppers as they mature to encourage fruit set.
Transplants: Use sterilized planting soil.