Cayenne pepper, herb seeds, Capsicum frutescens, Grow Your Own, Open Pollinated, Non GMO, Naturally Grown, Free Shipping
Cayenne is easily grown in light, medium-moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. This plant is characterized by its skinny red peppers, usually curved at the ends. It is used to flavor dishes and as a medicine. Cayenne is rated at 30,000 – 50,000 Scoville heat units, so it packs a light punch if you need a kick in your meal.
All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated. We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA
Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum of 50 seeds included in each seed packet.
Growing Zones: 7-11
Mature Height: 12-24 inches
Mature Width: 9-12 inches
Sowing: Start indoors 8 weeks prior to last frost, transplant outdoors 2-3 weeks after the last frost has passed.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 7-14 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil Type: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Fast
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Small white flowers create red, skinny, often curved peppers when mature. Green when unripe.
Harvest Time: Fall, September **Be careful not to touch your face after harvesting peppers, as they can cause irritation.
Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant