Chili pepper 'Mucho Nacho'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Mucho Nacho'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Some varieties may need to be supported with a cane as the fruit develops.

Mucho Nacho likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Mucho Nacho 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. Ensure your soil is loamy and sandy and has a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 as Chili pepper is a neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil loving plant.

Growing Mucho Nacho 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 Mucho Nacho about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Mucho Nacho

Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.

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

Harvesting Mucho Nacho

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.