Chili pepper 'Large Cherry'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Large Cherry'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Large Cherry 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. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Large Cherry likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Large Cherry 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 Large Cherry about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Large Cherry

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

Harvesting Large Cherry