Chili pepper 'Big Chili'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Big Chili'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Big Chili is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Big Chili needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Big Chili 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 Big Chili about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Big Chili

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

Harvesting Big Chili