- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 2 - 3 Feet
- Mature Spread 2 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 8 - 10
Searching for a pepper plant that profusely produces piquant pizzazz all summer long? If so, Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant is your prize! Serrano Del Sol yields tangy 3.0-to-3.5-inch fruit that turn from green to orange to red as they mature. These medium-hot peppers have a 4500 - 5500 Scoville rating and are perfect for adding a little zing to sauces and salsas. Elevating the level of any Mexican dish, these peppers add sweetness as well. This Mexican original, otherwise known as Capsicum annuum 'Serrano del Sol', matures in 60 to 65 days. Pick the colorful bundles of heat when they are green, or wait to harvest until they fully ripen and turn red, maximizing their flavor. An herbaceous perennialloaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, and calcium, Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant is the perfect choice for any home chef who prefers fresh, quality ingredients for the next meal.
Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant Care
Plant Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant during the spring after the last frost date in a location that gets full sun and has rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-draining soil. Space this tropical perennial 24 inches apart from the next plant. Continuously harvest this annual’s foliage throughout the growing season and trim any diseased, damaged, and dead leaves. Harvesting this plant’s leaves encourages new growth.
Growing Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant
Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant does best when exposed to at least six hours of full sun. In 60-65 days, this tropical plant will reach a maximum height of 24 to 30 inches. Its spicy fruits make it resistant to mammals, including deer. Grow Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant with other companion plants such as tomatoes, peppers, and onions.
Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant can easily be grown in a container as a thriller. Plant this perennial in a pot with a diameter of at least 12 inches. Since this pepper plant is not partial to transplanting, repotting most likely will not be required in one season.
Watering Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant
Adoring moist soil, Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant requires about 1 to 2 inches of water per week. Boggy soil can lead to disease, so conduct a moisture check, and water when the top 1 to 2 inches of soil are dry. If still moist, wait a day or two before checking again.
Feeding Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant
Needing a lot of energy to produce a continuous supply of new foliage, Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant requires fertilizing two times per month. Depending on the quality of the soil, provide this plant with a balanced fertilizer formulated for veggies.
Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 - 10|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: N/A|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting|
|Features: Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Goodness Grows|
|Common Name: Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper Plant|
|Other Name(s): Serrano Del Sol Hot Pepper|
|Scientific Name: Pepper 'Serrono Del Sol'|
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