Chili pepper 'Bhavnagari long'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Bhavnagari long'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Bhavnagari long is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Bhavnagari long 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 Bhavnagari long 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 Bhavnagari long

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

Harvesting Bhavnagari long