Chili pepper 'Peruvian purple'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Peruvian 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 Peruvian purple is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Peruvian purple from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 20°C / 68°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Peruvian purple

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Peruvian purple is a tender plant.

Harvesting Peruvian purple