You’ve purchased your Carolina Reaper ® pepper seeds or one of PuckerButtPepperCo’s other exceptionally hot pepper seeds, now it’s time to get growing. To help you on your growing journey, our very own Smokin’ Ed Currie and his fellow Pepper gurus from around the world created this Pepper Growing Guide. With these step-by-step instructions and tried and true techniques, you can go forth and grow your own hot pepper plants like a pro.
Once your seedlings are planted and fertilized, this is where the rest of the chemistry of growing begins. The following elements are a beautiful balancing act that takes time and attentiveness. It’s a labor of love to find and create the perfect goldilocks growing conditions. (not too wet, not too dry, not too cold, not too hot, not too sunny, not too shady, not too crowded, …just right)
As with many good things in life preparation is key. Your seeds will need a few days of prep work, a good wash and a little tea time before diving into the soil. If you don’t plan on planting your seeds right away be sure to store them in a cool place. So, with that said here are the first steps of PuckerButtPepper Co’s Seed Starting and Plant Care Guide , which covers what you’ll need to do Before planting and when you first place your seeds into soil.