Chili pepper 'Djelenska Shipka'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Djelenska Shipka'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Djelenska Shipka is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Djelenska Shipka needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Djelenska Shipka from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between Chili pepper plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Djelenska Shipka about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Djelenska Shipka

Djelenska Shipka is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Djelenska Shipka