Long Thin Red Cayenne Peppers are a variety of peppers known for their long and thin shape, bright red color, and moderate to high heat level. These peppers are often used in cooking to add a spicy kick to dishes, they are also dried and ground to make a powder that can be used as a seasoning.
To grow Long Thin Red Cayenne Peppers, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Warm temperatures (70-80F is ideal)
Seeds or seedlings
Prepare the soil by tilling or digging to a depth of at least 8 inches. Add compost or other organic matter to improve the soil's fertility.
Sow the seeds or transplant seedlings after all danger of frost has passed. Space the plants about 18 inches apart, and cover with 1/4 inch of soil.
Water the pepper regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the pepper with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Harvest the pepper when they turn bright red and have reached the desired size, usually about 60-70 days after planting.
Prepare the soil, sow seeds or transplant seedlings
Water regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks
Harvest when peppers turn bright red and have reached the desired size
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