Chili Pepper

辣椒

Chili Pepper

Appearance 外觀

果實長指狀,頂端漸尖且常彎曲,未成熟時綠色,成熟後成紅色、橙色或紫紅色。

The fruit is long finger-like, with a pointed tip and often curved, green in colour when immature, and become red, orange or purplish red when mature.

Growing Condition 生長條件

辣椒喜歡排水良好的土壤,亦需保持土壤濕潤和適量陽光。

Prefers well-drained soil, but also need to keep the soil moist and moderate sunlight.

Uses 用途

為重要的蔬菜和調味品,種子油可食用。

It is an important vegetable and seasoning, the seed oil is edible.

Health Benefits 營養價值

含有豐富的維生素A、C、胡蘿蔔素以及蛋白質,但食用過量會引致腸胃不適。

It is rich in vitamins A, C, carotene and protein, but excessive consumption can cause gastrointestinal discomfort.