Chili pepper 'Centennial Rainbow'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Centennial Rainbow'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Centennial Rainbow 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. Centennial Rainbow 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 Centennial Rainbow 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 Centennial Rainbow about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Centennial Rainbow

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

Harvesting Centennial Rainbow