Chili pepper 'Naga jolokia purple'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Naga jolokia purple'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Naga jolokia purple is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Planting Naga jolokia purple in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Naga jolokia purple 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 Naga jolokia purple

As Naga jolokia purple is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Naga jolokia purple