Chili pepper 'Black Chiltepin'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Black Chiltepin'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Black Chiltepin 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. Black Chiltepin needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Black Chiltepin 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 Black Chiltepin about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Black Chiltepin

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

Harvesting Black Chiltepin