Chili pepper 'Ancho Improved'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Ancho Improved'

  • 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 Improved 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. Ancho Improved needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Ancho Improved 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 Improved about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Ancho Improved

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

Harvesting Ancho Improved