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Chili pepper 'Hot Cherry'  

Capsicum annuum longum group

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Hot Cherry is part of the Capsicum genus and is a Chili pepper variety. Its scientific name is Capsicum annuum longum group 'Hot Cherry'. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Cadmium red. Hot Cherry grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Hot Cherry normally grows to a max height of 1.49 feet (45.72 cm metric).

Mexico is believed to be where Hot Cherry originates from.

Hot Cherry 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 Hot Cherry have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Hot Cherry

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Hot Cherry is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 12 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Hot Cherry needs a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 7.0 to 8.5 (neutral soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Hot Cherry from seed

Ensure a distance of 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Hot Cherry about 38 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Hot Cherry

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Hot Cherry is a tender plant.

Harvesting Hot Cherry

Other Names for Chili pepper 'Hot Cherry'

Hot Red Cherry

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