Chili pepper 'Black Knight'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Black Knight'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Black Knight is thought of as half hardy, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. 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 Black Knight likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Black Knight 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 Black Knight about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Black Knight

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

Harvesting Black Knight