Chili pepper 'New mexico big daddy'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'New mexico big daddy'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that New mexico big daddy is thought of as half hardy, so it will need cloching or fleece protection when the temperature dips. New mexico big daddy needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing New mexico big daddy from seed

Look to ensure a distance 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing New mexico big daddy about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting New mexico big daddy

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as New mexico big daddy is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting New mexico big daddy

When the peppers change from green to a glowing golden-orange.