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Chili pepper 'Serrano del Sol'

Capsicum annuum longum group

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'Serrano del Sol' is a Chili pepper variety in the Capsicum genus with a scientific name of Capsicum annuum longum group. This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Serrano del Sol normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Serrano del Sol originates from.

Serrano del Sol Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Serrano del Sol have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Serrano del Sol

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  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Serrano del Sol is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Serrano del Sol are Zone 4 and Zone 12. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Serrano del Sol likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Serrano del Sol 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 Serrano del Sol about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Serrano del Sol

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

Harvesting Serrano del Sol

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