Chili pepper 'Bombero'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Bombero'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Bombero is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Bombero from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Bombero

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

Harvesting Bombero