Chili pepper 'Rooster Spur'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Rooster Spur'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Rooster Spur is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Rooster Spur likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Rooster Spur from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Rooster Spur about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Rooster Spur

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

Harvesting Rooster Spur