Chili pepper 'Ancho gigantea'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Ancho gigantea'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Ancho gigantea 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. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Ancho gigantea 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 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Ancho gigantea

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

Harvesting Ancho gigantea

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Misspellings of Chili pepper 'Ancho gigantea'

Ancho Gigantia

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Ancho gigantea'