Cayenne Long Slim - Organic Hot Pepper


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Cayenne Long Slim hot pepper is dark green, with long fruit maturing to red. Pointed and wrinkled. Great for processing & drying. This chile pepper variety is very hot, and great for use in chili and homemade salsa. Slim  6” x 3/4” fruit. Plant grows to 20-24" tall.

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. A heat mat helps to speed up the germination process. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 65-85 degrees. Peppers generally have long growing seasons and grow slowly during cool temperatures. Delay transplanting until your soil has thoroughly warmed up in the spring. A week before transplanting time, harden off plants by exposing them to an increasing number of hours outdoors each day. Peppers are less cold tolerant than tomatoes.

Scientific Name: Capsicum annum
Days to Maturity: 70-90 from transplants, 100-120 from seed
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Days to Sprout: 9-14
Plant Spacing: 12-18"
Row Spacing: 18-36"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 18-24"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No