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Chili pepper 'Cascabella'

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Cascabella is a popular variety of Chili pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Cascabella'). 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. Cascabella normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Cascabella originates from.

Cascabella 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 Cascabella have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cascabella

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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 Cascabella is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Cascabella 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 Cascabella from seed

Look to ensure a distance 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Cascabella

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

Harvesting Cascabella

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Cascabella'

Cascabel

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