65 days. These delicious peppers are sweet with great cayenne flavor. Arapaho can be harvested ten days to two weeks earlier than most similar plants. Harvest green or allow to mature to bright red. Experiment with eating it fresh or try drying the fruit for more culinary options. Plant transplants when soil is warm. Plants require full sun and even moisture. Sow seed indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Harden off seedlings outdoors 1-2 weeks prior to transplanting. Plant carefully to avoid damaging the stems. Plant in 18” or larger container.
Soil temperature: 75 - 80 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination days: 10 - 20 days
Grow on temperature day: 60 - 65 degrees fahrenheit
Weeks indoor: 6 - 8 weeks
Maturation days: 60 days