Tabasco is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Hot chili pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum frutescens 'Tabasco'. Tabasco is a variety of heirloom Hot chili pepper . This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Red.
This variety can be grown in containers. Peppers ripen to red, but start green and go orange as they ripen.Tabasco grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Fruit. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Tabasco is known for growing with a erect-like habit to a height of approximately 45.72 cm (that's 1.49 feet in imperial).
This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Tabasco Hot chili pepper is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.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 Tabasco about 42 days before your last frost date.
Ripe fruit will be red.