Chili pepper 'Thai Dragon'
Capsicum annuum longum group
Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Thai Dragon'), Thai Dragon is a variety of Chili pepper. A perennial, Thai Dragon normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).
Mexico is believed to be where Thai Dragon originates from.
Being a fairly low maintenance plant, Thai Dragon Chili pepper is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.
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How to grow Chili pepper 'Thai Dragon'
Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Thai Dragon is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Thai Dragon in loamy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Thai Dragon from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Thai Dragon about 38 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Thai Dragon
Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.As Thai Dragon is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Thai Dragon
Chili pepper 'Thai Dragon' information
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