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When is the best time to plant Chili pepper?

Capsicum annuum longum group

Chili pepper is a tender plant, so please ensure you wait until all danger of frost has past in your area before planting out.

You should look to sow Chili pepper 38 days before your last frost date.

When to plant Chili pepper in the northern hemisphere*

The most popular months to sow Chili pepper are Mar, Feb and Apr.

The most popular months to plant out Chili pepper outside are May, Apr and Jun.

  • Jan
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  • Jul
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  • Nov
  • Dec

* This planting schedule has been generated directly from our members observations whilst growing Chili pepper. Help us make this more accurate by logging your observations too!

When to plant Chili pepper in the southern hemisphere*

The most popular months to sow Chili pepper are Sep, Jul and Oct.

The most popular months to plant out Chili pepper are Nov, Mar and Oct.

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
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  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
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  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

* This planting schedule has been generated directly from our members observations whilst growing Chili pepper. Help us make this more accurate by logging your observations too!