Chili pepper 'Pretty in Purple'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Pretty in Purple'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pretty in Purple is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Pretty in Purple needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Pretty in Purple from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Pretty in Purple about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pretty in Purple

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 Pretty in Purple is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pretty in Purple

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