Chili pepper 'Bulgarian Carrot'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Bulgarian Carrot'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

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

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Bulgarian Carrot 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. 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 Bulgarian Carrot 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 Bulgarian Carrot about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Bulgarian Carrot

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 Bulgarian Carrot is a tender plant.

Harvesting Bulgarian Carrot

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

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Bulgarian Carrot'