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Chili pepper 'Yellow cayenne'

Capsicum annuum longum group

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'Yellow cayenne' 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. Yellow cayenne normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Yellow cayenne originates from.

Yellow cayenne 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 Yellow cayenne have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Yellow cayenne

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Yellow cayenne is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Yellow cayenne 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 Yellow cayenne likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Yellow cayenne 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 Yellow cayenne about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Yellow cayenne

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

Harvesting Yellow cayenne

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