Planting hot peppers can be difficult because of soil conditions. The ideal time to plant hot pepper seedlings in South Michigan is mid-spring after all frost has gone and soil temperatures are between 80 and 85 degrees during the day. Many gardeners grow hot peppers in containers and use heating pads and greenhouses to keep the dirt at the proper temperature.
About this Author
Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.