About Carolina Reaper
Carolina Reaper is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Carolina Reaper likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
Capsicum chinense 'Carolina Reaper'
How to care for Carolina Reaper
Carolina Reaper needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 7th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…
February 7th, 2023
Austin is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to increase by 28.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
February 8th, 2023
This month, Austin is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of dayli…
Carolina Reaper love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Austin, Texas ⛅.
Carolina Reaper does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Carolina Reaper after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.