Chili pepper 'Piment de bresse'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Piment de bresse'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Piment de bresse is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Piment de bresse needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Piment de bresse 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

Transplanting Piment de bresse

Piment de bresse is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Piment de bresse