Chili pepper 'Prairie Fire'
Capsicum annuum longum group
Prairie Fire is a popular variety of Chili pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Prairie Fire').
PVP#9700013 issued to Hollar & Company, Inc./Ronald D. Goebel
Date filed: 10/17/1996, Certificate Issued 04/28/2000
Years protected: 20
Mexico is believed to be where Prairie Fire originates from.
Prairie Fire 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.
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How to grow Chili pepper 'Prairie Fire'
Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Prairie Fire 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. USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 12 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). 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 Prairie Fire from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Prairie Fire about 38 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Prairie Fire
Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Prairie Fire is a tender plant.
Harvesting Prairie Fire
Chili pepper 'Prairie Fire' information
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