Chili pepper 'Grandpa's Home Pepper'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Grandpa's Home Pepper'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Transplanting Grandpa's Home Pepper

As Grandpa's Home Pepper is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Grandpa's Home Pepper