Hot Pepper Seeds - Cayenne Long Red Thin

Hot Pepper Seeds - Cayenne Long Red Thin

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $16.79
1/4 Pound $46.19 31% Savings
1 Pound $112.39 ($7.02/ounce) 58% Savings
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  • Very hot pepper to be used in sauces or ground into a spice
  • Vigorously high yielding
  • Great for canning, drying, or pickling
  • Hot - 30,000-50,000 Scoville Units
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 5 inches
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright

Flavor Profile Hot; 30K - 50K Scoville heat units
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Canning, Dried, Pickling, Sauce/Paste, Slicing
Plant Resistance Deer

About Hot Pepper Seeds - Cayenne Long Red Thin

Capsicum annuum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Chile

Grow Heirloom peppers - Plant Cayenne Long Thin Pepper Seeds - 30,000-50,000 Scovilles

Be forewarned: this pepper will make you beg for a tall glass of water! The Cayenne Long Red Thin Pepper is a very hot pepper that can be used in sauces or dried and ground into a spice. Excellent in all sorts of meat and poultry dishes. Not for the squeamish or the bland. Known to be pre-Columbian in origin.

Planting Information

Planting Hot Pepper Seeds - Cayenne Long Red Thin

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 90 to 120 days
View our Pepper Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 88
1 Ounce 5,000
1/4 Pound 20,000
1 Pound 80,000

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