Chili pepper 'Cay-Viet'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Cay-Viet'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Cay-Viet is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Cay-Viet needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Cay-Viet 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 Cay-Viet about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Cay-Viet

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

Harvesting Cay-Viet