Seed Swaps

Chili 'Criolla sella'     

Capsicum baccatum

  • 5 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 5 stashed

Belonging to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum baccatum 'Criolla sella'), Criolla sella is a variety of Chili. Criolla sella is a variety of OP Chili . Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white and   Android robot green. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Golden and   Ao green. This variety is an Fruit 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. Criolla sella is known for growing to a height of approximately 40.0 cm (1.30 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Bolivia is believed to be where Criolla sella originates from.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Criolla sella have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Criolla sella

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Needs warm conditions day and night to germinate and fruit well.

Pick at peak of colour.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Criolla sella 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. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Criolla sella are Zone 5 and Zone 12. A soil ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for Criolla sella as it does best in neutral soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Criolla sella from seed

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 25°C / 77°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Criolla sella

As Criolla sella is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Criolla sella

Misspellings of Chili 'Criolla sella'

Criolla, criola sella, criollo sella