Chili pepper 'Broome chili'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Broome chili'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Broome chili is thought of as half hardy, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage. 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 Broome chili likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Broome chili from seed

Sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Broome chili

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

Harvesting Broome chili