Non-GMO - The Black Pearl Pepper is an edible ornamental chile with black leaves and sets masses of 3/4-inch fruit that is rounded with a point at the tip. The fruit matures from black to red and is very hot. New leaves have green streaks and soon darken to a glossy black color. Perfect for containers as well as the garden. A well proportioned plant grows about 18 to 20 inches tall and about 16 to 19 inches wide.