Chili pepper 'Chili De Arbol'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Chili De Arbol'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Chili De Arbol 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. Chili De Arbol 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 Chili De Arbol 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 Chili De Arbol about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Chili De Arbol

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 Chili De Arbol is a tender plant.

Harvesting Chili De Arbol

Expect harvests to start to occur in late summer.