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Chili pepper 'Anaheim'

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Anaheim is a popular variety of Chili pepper, which belongs to the Capsicum genus (Capsicum annuum longum group 'Anaheim').

Scoville Scale: 1000-1400

Anaheim grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Anaheim normally grows with a erect-like habit with a max height of 1.49 feet (that's 45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Anaheim originates from.

Anaheim Chili pepper is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Anaheim have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Anaheim

  • 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 Anaheim 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. 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 Anaheim from seed

Start indoors six weeks before last frost date.

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 Anaheim about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Anaheim

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 Anaheim is a tender plant.

Harvesting Anaheim

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

Misspellings of Chili pepper 'Anaheim'

Sahuaro

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Anaheim'

Saguaro, NuMex

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