Chili pepper 'Dept of Taiwan'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Dept of Taiwan'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Transplanting Dept of Taiwan

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

Harvesting Dept of Taiwan