Chili pepper 'Calypso Red'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Calypso Red'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Calypso Red is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Calypso Red 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 Calypso Red from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Calypso Red about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Calypso Red

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

Harvesting Calypso Red