Chili pepper 'Purple Jalapeno'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Purple Jalapeno'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Purple Jalapeno 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. Purple Jalapeno requires a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 - 8.5 - it grows best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Purple Jalapeno from seed

Start indoors six to eight weeks before last frost date.

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 Purple Jalapeno about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Purple Jalapeno

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

Harvesting Purple Jalapeno