Chili pepper 'Cheiro recife'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Cheiro recife'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Cheiro recife is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. 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 Cheiro recife 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 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Cheiro recife

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

Harvesting Cheiro recife