Chili pepper 'Tricolor Variegata'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Tricolor Variegata'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tricolor Variegata is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. Tricolor Variegata 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 Tricolor Variegata 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 Tricolor Variegata about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tricolor Variegata

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

Harvesting Tricolor Variegata