Chili pepper 'Banana Pepper'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Banana Pepper'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Banana Pepper is thought of as half hardy, so it will need cloching or fleece protection when the temperature dips. 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 Banana Pepper from seed

Look to ensure a distance 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Banana Pepper

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Banana Pepper is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Banana Pepper

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Banana Pepper'

Yellow Banana, Yellow Sweet Banana, Yellow Wax Pepper, Banana Chili, Yellow Banana Wax