Chili pepper 'Fruit 'n' spice'

Capsicum annuum longum group

How to grow Chili pepper 'Fruit 'n' spice'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Fruit 'n' spice is thought of as half hardy, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 7.0 and 8.5 as Fruit 'n' spice likes to be in neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Fruit 'n' spice 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. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Fruit 'n' spice about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Fruit 'n' spice

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Fruit 'n' spice is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Fruit 'n' spice

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Fruit 'n' spice'

Fruit and spice