Chili pepper 'Maule's Red Hot'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Maule's Red Hot'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Maule's Red Hot is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Maule's Red Hot needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Maule's Red Hot from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

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 Maule's Red Hot about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Maule's Red Hot

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Maule's Red Hot is a tender plant.

Harvesting Maule's Red Hot

Mature peppers are red and ten to twelve inches long.

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Maule's Red Hot'

Lady Finger,