Chili pepper 'Explosive Ember'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Explosive Ember'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Explosive Ember is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Planting Explosive Ember in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Explosive Ember 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). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Explosive Ember

As Explosive Ember is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Explosive Ember

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid autumn.