Chili pepper 'Tunisian Baklouti'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Tunisian Baklouti'

  • 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. Tunisian Baklouti is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Tunisian Baklouti needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Tunisian Baklouti 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). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 18°C / 64°F.

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

Transplanting Tunisian Baklouti

Transplant out when all danger of frost has passed.

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

Harvesting Tunisian Baklouti

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