Chili pepper 'Aleppo'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Aleppo'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Aleppo is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Aleppo needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Aleppo from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between Chili pepper plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

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

Transplanting Aleppo

Aleppo is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Aleppo

Chili pepper Aleppo Etymology

Named after the town of Aleppo in Northern Syria, where they originated.

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Aleppo'

Halaby Pepper, Aleppo 37