Chili pepper 'Long Red Cayenne'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Long Red Cayenne'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Long Red Cayenne 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. Long Red Cayenne needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Long Red Cayenne 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 Long Red Cayenne about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Long Red Cayenne

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

Harvesting Long Red Cayenne