Chili pepper 'Albertus Locoto'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Albertus Locoto'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Albertus Locoto is thought of as half hardy, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. Planting Albertus Locoto in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 7.0 and 8.5 is ideal for as it does best in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Albertus Locoto from seed

Aim to sow 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Albertus Locoto

As Albertus Locoto is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Albertus Locoto