Chili pepper 'Jalafuego'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Jalafuego'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Jalafuego is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Planting Jalafuego 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 Jalafuego 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 Jalafuego about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Jalafuego

As Jalafuego is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Jalafuego