Chili pepper 'Southwestern Chile Trio'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Southwestern Chile Trio'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Southwestern Chile Trio likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Southwestern Chile Trio 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. 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 Southwestern Chile Trio likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Southwestern Chile Trio 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 Southwestern Chile Trio about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Southwestern Chile Trio

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 Southwestern Chile Trio is a tender plant.

Harvesting Southwestern Chile Trio

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