Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum annuum)
A culinary favorite prized around the world for its bright, fiery flavor. Cayenne is a delicious, easy-to-grow chili often dried and ground. A terrific source of medicinal capsaicin. 4” chilis grow on plants that reach 4’ tall.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-14 days
- Maturity: 85 days
- Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Plant 1/4" deep in seed starting mix. Requires soil temperatures of 65-90F to germinate. Heat mat is recommended. Keep soil moist.
- Transplant in full sun when all danger of frost has passed. Bottom leaves should be just above ground level.
- Space plants 12-18” apart; space rows 2-4' apart.