Chili pepper 'Long Purple Cayenne'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Long Purple Cayenne'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Long Purple Cayenne is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Long Purple Cayenne requires a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 - 8.5 - it grows best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Long Purple Cayenne from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Long Purple Cayenne about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Long Purple Cayenne

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Long Purple Cayenne is a tender plant.

Harvesting Long Purple Cayenne