Chili pepper 'Fort Prescott'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Fort Prescott'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Fort Prescott is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Planting Fort Prescott 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 Fort Prescott 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 Fort Prescott about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Fort Prescott

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

Harvesting Fort Prescott