Chili pepper 'Pasilla Bajio'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Pasilla Bajio'

  • 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 Pasilla Bajio 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. Pasilla Bajio 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 Pasilla Bajio from seed

Start indoors six to eight 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 Pasilla Bajio about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pasilla Bajio

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 Pasilla Bajio is a tender plant.

Harvesting Pasilla Bajio

Expect harvests to start to occur in late summer.

Misspellings of Chili pepper 'Pasilla Bajio'

Pasilla Bajo, Pasilla Najo

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Pasilla Bajio'

Pasilla Negro