Chili pepper 'Peppino'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Peppino'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Peppino is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. 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 Peppino from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 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 Peppino about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Peppino

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

Harvesting Peppino