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Hot Pepper ‘Long Red Cayenne’ Seeds (Certified Organic)

These long, slender, thin-walled peppers are very popular for drying and using as a spice, ground into a powder, in hot sauces, pickles, and salsa, as well as used medicinally.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

These long, slender, thin-walled peppers are very popular for drying and using as a spice, ground into a powder, in hot sauces, pickles, and salsa, as well as used medicinally. Also perfect for adding a kick to a Bloody Mary or to vodka. Cayenne peppers can be used threaded onto a string as attractive 'Ristra' craft decorations as well.

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Capsicum annuum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Heat (Scoville Heat Units) 10,000-24,999 SHU, 25,000-49,999 SHU
Pepper Color Green changing to red
Pepper Shape Tapered, Twisted
Pepper Size Medium (3in. to 6in. in length)
Pepper Usage Drying, Fresh (salsa, salads), Pickling
Seeds Per Pack 15