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Pepper, Hot - Cayenne
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This classic heirloom hot chili pepper has been in circulation for over 7,000 years. An abundant producer of pretty bright red 5” slender pods, with plenty of heat and a zesty pungent flavor. Hang them in your kitchen for easy access. Also used as a traditional healing herb by many herbalists.
Start seeds indoors about 8-10 weeks before last frost (late Feb-early March). Seeds germinate best in warm soil; once seedlings are established, keep them at cooler temps (55℉) to toughen them up. Transplant 2-4 weeks after last frost when soil temp. reaches 75°F ; space 14-18” apart.
heat-loving plants that benefit from row covers and mulch during cool weather, to keep soil warm
benefit from phosphorus-containing amendments
great greenhouse or cold frame plants
vitamin-rich nightshade family member; tomato relative
capsaicin, the heat in these peppers, is long-treasured medicinal for stimulating metabolism and circulation
Seed Count: 25
Plant Cycle: Annual
Days to Germinate:14
Days to Harvest: 70
Seed Source: Ecologically Farmed, Safe Seed Pledge
Planting Seasons: Spring
Cold Hardy: No
Seed Saving Level: Easy
Seed Storage : About 3+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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