Chili pepper 'Prik chi faa'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Prik chi faa'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Prik chi faa is thought of as half hardy, so remember to watch your frost dates and ensure you have this plant protected when the temperature dips. Prik chi faa needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Prik chi faa 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 Prik chi faa

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

Harvesting Prik chi faa