Chili pepper 'Mr Purple'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Mr Purple'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Mr Purple likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Mr Purple is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. 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 Mr Purple likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Mr Purple from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Mr Purple

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

Harvesting Mr Purple