Chili pepper 'Isleta long'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Isleta long'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Isleta long is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Isleta long needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Isleta long 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Isleta long about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Isleta long

Isleta long is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Isleta long