Chili pepper 'Santa Fe Grande'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Santa Fe Grande'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Santa Fe Grande is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. 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 Santa Fe Grande from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

Look to ensure a distance 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Santa Fe Grande about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Santa Fe Grande

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Santa Fe Grande is a tender plant.

Harvesting Santa Fe Grande