Chili pepper 'Ancho Villa'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Ancho Villa'

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

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

Transplanting Ancho Villa

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

Harvesting Ancho Villa