Bishop’s Crown’ Hot Pepper

Capsicum baccaturn

The bishop’s crown, Christmas bell, or joker’s hat, is a hot pepper named for its distinct, three-sided shape resembling a bishop’s crown.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender

Habit: In our area, peppers can be made to perennialize when protected from frost in the Winter. The Bishop's Crown when left to its own devices can become leggy to 6' tall by 3' wide, or smaller if kept in a pot or cut back.

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Fertile, well- draining soil

Origin: Cultivar of the species Capsicum baccatum var. pendulum

Bishop’s Crown’ Hot Pepper