Chili pepper 'Fruit Basket'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Fruit Basket'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

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

Harvesting Fruit Basket