Chili pepper 'Serrano del Sol'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Serrano del Sol'

  • Full Sun

  • 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. 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