Chili pepper 'Chi-Chien'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Chi-Chien'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Chi-Chien is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Chi-Chien 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 Chi-Chien about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Chi-Chien

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

Harvesting Chi-Chien