Chili pepper 'Sunburst'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Sunburst'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sunburst is thought of as half hardy, so protect with a row cover whenever the temperatures drop. Sunburst requires a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 - 8.5 - it grows best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Sunburst 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.

Transplanting Sunburst

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

Harvesting Sunburst