Chili pepper 'Ancho Mexican Large'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Ancho Mexican Large'

  • 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 Mexican Large 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 Mexican Large 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 Ancho Mexican Large 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 Mexican Large about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Ancho Mexican Large

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

Harvesting Ancho Mexican Large