Chili pepper 'McMahon's Bird'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'McMahon's Bird'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that McMahon's Bird is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. McMahon's Bird needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing McMahon's Bird 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 McMahon's Bird about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting McMahon's Bird

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

Harvesting McMahon's Bird