Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pepperoncini italian is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Pepperoncini italian needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Pepperoncini italian from seed

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

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 Pepperoncini italian about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pepperoncini italian

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Pepperoncini italian is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pepperoncini italian

Peppers are ready to pick at three to five inches long.

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Pepperoncini italian'

Lombardo pepperoncini, Lombardo, Lombardo chili