Pepper Long Red Cayenne Hot - Salt Spring SeedsRegular price $4.00
Highly pungent hot peppers for Mexican, Latin American and Asian cuisine. High-yielding plants produce peppers that ripen from green to red and can grow up to 1 foot, usually averaging around 6-inches. Peppers can be used fresh or more often are used crushed, flaked or powdered. Named after the city of Cayenne in French Guiana. 20 seeds or more.
Start indoors in a warm location 8-10 weeks before setting out. Sow seeds in a flat or pots of the prepared mix, 1/4 inch deep and 2 inches apart. Keep soil moist but not soggy and provide a strong light source as soon as seedlings have 203 sets of true leaves into individual pots or deep flats. Acclimate seedlings gradually to outdoor conditions when summery weather prevails, then set out 2-3 feet apart in rich, well-drained soil.