Chili pepper 'Martin's Carrot'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Martin's Carrot'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Martin's Carrot likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Martin's Carrot 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. Planting Martin's Carrot in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Martin's Carrot 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 Martin's Carrot about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Martin's Carrot

As Martin's Carrot is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Martin's Carrot

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early autumn.

Martin's Carrot folklore & trivia

Please visit Amishland Heirloom Seeds for a wonderful story about the name and birthplace of this pepper.

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Martin's Carrot'

Mordipeffer, Mordis Geelriewe Peffer