Chili pepper 'NuMex Twilight'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'NuMex Twilight'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Don’t water it too much.

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that NuMex Twilight is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. NuMex Twilight needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing NuMex Twilight 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.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing NuMex Twilight about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting NuMex Twilight

Ensure that temperatures are mild (minimum night temperatures should be around 18°C / 64°F) and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as NuMex Twilight is a tender plant.

Harvesting NuMex Twilight

NuMex Twilight folklore & trivia

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Other Names for Chili pepper 'NuMex Twilight'

New Mexico Twilight, New Mex Twilight, Nu Mex Twilight