Chili pepper 'Maui purple'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Maui 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 Maui purple is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Maui purple needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Maui 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 Maui purple

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

Harvesting Maui purple