Chili pepper 'Siling labuyo'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Siling labuyo'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Soil with compost is the permanent medium for wild hot peppers.moist soil keep them growing and allow plants to complete vegetative and fruiting hot climates,best planted under partial shades but in cool areas, 12 to 20 C full sun is recommended.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Siling labuyo is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.

Growing Siling labuyo from seed

Prefer moist soil under partial shades.temperature prefered is between 15 and 25 C.

For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 15°C / 59°F.

Transplanting Siling labuyo

Half hardy plant that prefer porous moist soil .30 day plant is good to transplant but direct sowing is recommended for better results.

Siling labuyo is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside - as a guideline, the minimum temperature outside should be approximately 12°C / 54°F.

Harvesting Siling labuyo

Ripe fruits turned to red like goji.

Chili pepper Siling labuyo Etymology

Sili is Tagalog word related to cili or chili of Bahasa.Labuyo means wild or free to go or grow anywhere.

Siling labuyo folklore & trivia

This plant is natural healing plants for birds.they love to eat the red small berries.

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Siling labuyo'

wild hot pepper, pasite, pasitis, siling ligaw, siling bundok, Mahalang etc.