Chili pepper 'Pinocchio hybrid'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Pinocchio hybrid'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Growing Pinocchio hybrid 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.

Transplanting Pinocchio hybrid

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

Harvesting Pinocchio hybrid