Chili pepper 'Craig's grande'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Craig's grande'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Craig's grande is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. Craig's grande needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Craig's grande from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between Chili pepper plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Craig's grande about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Craig's grande

Craig's grande is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Craig's grande

Craig's grande folklore & trivia

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Other Names for Chili pepper 'Craig's grande'

Craig’s grande jalapeno