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Pepper 'Long Red Cayenne'

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  • This Pepper 'Long Red Cayenne' ships in a 2.5"inch cup
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If you want to add a bit of spice to your garden, the cayenne pepper plant might be the perfect choice. This pepper is a Capsicum annuum cultivar. Bushy plants have smooth elliptical green leaves and small white star-shaped flowers. Cayenne peppers are categorized as medium heat. They measure around 4 to 6 inches long and have a tapering shape with a curved tip. They are most commonly a glossy red with a slightly wrinkled texture.
Additional features: Edible, Annual, Vegetable, and Perennial

Size: Mature size can reach up to 4'ft tall

Light: Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)

Water & Soil: Moist but not overly soggy soil. Overly wet soil will lead to root rot. Water when top two inches of soil is dry. Cayenne Peppers prefer organically rich soil. Adding compost will help fertilize the soil

Care & Harvest: Harvest peppers when bright red. Ripe peppers will reach about 4 to 6 inches long.

Peppers will keep in the refrigerator for about a week; they also can be frozen for up to a year. Or you can dry them to grind into a powder for seasoning.


Native to: South and Central America

Space plants around 1 to 2 feet apart. Seeds should be planted around 1/4 inch deep, and nursery plants should be situated at the same depth that they were growing in their nursery container.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: Zone 9 - 11

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Pepper 'Long Red Cayenne'

Peppers will keep in the refrigerator for about a week; they also can be frozen for up to a year. Or you can dry them to grind into a powder for seasoning.

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