Chili pepper 'Tequila Sunrise'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Tequila Sunrise'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tequila Sunrise is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. 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 Tequila Sunrise 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 Tequila Sunrise about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tequila Sunrise

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

Harvesting Tequila Sunrise