Chili pepper 'East Indian NP46-A'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'East Indian NP46-A'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. East Indian NP46-A is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. East Indian NP46-A needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing East Indian NP46-A from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing East Indian NP46-A about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting East Indian NP46-A

East Indian NP46-A is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting East Indian NP46-A