Chili pepper 'Nosegay'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Nosegay'

  • 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. Nosegay is generally regarded as a tender plant, so it is really important to plant out well after your last frost date. Nosegay needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Nosegay from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between Chili pepper plants. For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

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

Transplanting Nosegay

Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.

Nosegay is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Nosegay

This variety tends to mature and be ready for harvest in late summer.

Chili pepper Nosegay Etymology

heirloom, OP, originally from the country Chile in S America 1

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Nosegay'

Holiday Cheer, Marbles