Seed Swaps


One of these cayenne peppers is now in the ground back garden.

This planting has been archived (Died).


Latest Milestone Reviewed

Quantity: 18

Plant Chili pepper Capsicum annuum longum group 9941
Variety Cayenne 461


Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Chili pepper 'Cayenne' can grow to a height of approximately 1.62 feet (that's 50.0 cm in metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9a) is within the ideal range for Chili pepper 'Cayenne'. The recommended range is between Zone 9 and 11.

Chili pepper 'Cayenne' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 meaning it does best in neutral to alkaline soil.

More information about Cayenne is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Cayenne Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 22 Jan 2015

    Reviewed day 326

    Cayenne peppers are still going and I harvested quite a few and made good tasting vinegar. Surprisingly these plants have some cold tolerance here in zone 9.

    3 stars

  • 02 Mar 2014

    Sown day 0


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