Chili pepper 'Bishop's Crown'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Bishop's Crown'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Growing Bishop's Crown 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 Bishop's Crown about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Bishop's Crown

Bishop's Crown is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Bishop's Crown