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 Louisville, Kentucky.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 5th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
February 6th, 2023
Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 39.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…
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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.
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.