Chili pepper 'Hot mexican'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Hot mexican'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Hot mexican is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Hot mexican likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Hot mexican 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 Hot mexican

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

Harvesting Hot mexican