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Chili pepper 'Achari'

Capsicum annuum longum group

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Achari is a popular variety of Chili pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Achari'). This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Achari normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Achari originates from.

Achari Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Achari have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Achari

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Achari is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Achari are Zone 5 and Zone 12. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Achari from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Achari about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Achari

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Achari is a tender plant.

Harvesting Achari

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