Chili pepper 'Yellow cayenne'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper '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. 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