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Cayenne Long (Heirloom Variety)

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 233
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2.99

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Pkt (≈ 100 seeds)
5g (≈ 800 seeds)

True to their name, the slim fruits of Cayenne peppers are long and ripen to bright red. When fully mature, they are very hot and are great pickled or dried used as seasoning. The colorful fruits are often curled and twisted, and can be threaded on string and dried for a colorful ornament. 

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 24-30" (60-75cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 15-20
  • Plant Spacing: 18-24" (45-60cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 75

Plant: Sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Grow in full sun and keep soil temperature in the mid 70's. Transplant to garden 2-3 weeks after the last frost.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when plants are 6" (15cm) tall and again in mid summer.

Harvest: Carefully cut fruit from plant when full size and red, but before they begin to soften. Harvest regularly. 

Your Health: Excellent source of vitamins A & C.