Chili pepper 'Fountain Red'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Fountain Red'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Fountain Red 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. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Fountain Red likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Fountain Red from seed

Sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 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 Fountain Red about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Fountain Red

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

Harvesting Fountain Red