Chili pepper 'NuMex Pinata'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'NuMex Pinata'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

NuMex Pinata likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that NuMex Pinata 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. NuMex Pinata 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 NuMex Pinata 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 NuMex Pinata about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting NuMex Pinata

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

Harvesting NuMex Pinata