Chilli 'Red Long Cayenne Pepper' Seeds

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Chilli 'Red Long Cayenne Pepper' - 10 Seeds

Long Slim Red Cayenne is one of the best known hot chili peppers, it is a good long hot chilli that always performs well and dries nicely.

Producing an abundance of very wrinkled fruits that grow 12 to 25cm long, the fruits have thin flesh and are used fresh in hot sauces or dried, ground for cayenne pepper and good for deep freezing.

At a heat level of around 30,000 to 50,000 SHU, they are one of the best peppers for seasoning pickles and salsa. 

Long Slim Red Cayenne is a very productive plant, it is upright-growing and reaches about 60cm in height. The plants are covered with long, thin peppers which mature from emerald green to a scarlet red in approximately 70 days.

This very attractive plants also make quite a spectacle when grown as a conservatory or patio plant.

Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings and plant out
Sowing Depth 5mm
Growing Season Spring & Summer
Germination Time 14-21 days at around 21c
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing  30cm
Plant Height 60cm
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well manured soil
Days Until Maturity  60-100 days 
Growing tips Feed with fertiliser - this plant loves warm conditions.


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