3 year old Habanero and a Cross-Polinated Pepper

Discussion in 'Peppers' started by alx, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    This hab was pulled from garden in 2007.It is root-prunned and stalk cut back and re-potted everyyear.



    March.Getting first shoot established.Slow going untill junes heat...






    August






    Today.Going to make some jerk chicken and dehydrate rest....




















    Ran out of cayene seeds and germinated 6 cayene from last years dehydrated cayene.


    True cayene






    1 of 6 was cross-pollinated.







    Cross on left of true.Cross has corking on skin like a jap....







    Had my first volunteer jap ever.Survived hard freezes and sprouted in garden.Not as big as my germinated ones,but couldnt throw it out...
     
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice looking peppers...
     
  3. mrh

    mrh Meat Mopper

    ALX you are like a pepper god!! All the pics you post sure have great looking peppers!

    Mark
     
  4. iamaxxer

    iamaxxer Fire Starter

    Great looking peppers.... I pulled a habanero from the garden and brought it indoors... ever try growing peppers during the winter? Need to figgure out how to keep the cat from chewing on it...
     
  5. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    az
    that hab plant looks like an x-mas tree!
     
  6. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for sharing those great pics, I can tell you have a passion for chiles/peppers.
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You definatly have a way with peppers there alex.
     
  8. alx

    alx Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    They get ripe as it cools here in maryland so plants start to go dormant.

    I believe richoso1 in california gets two crops a year from his outdoor plants.

    Do not have the lights for larger indoor plants,just germinating lights....

    I am going to build a terarium in future in house when i move that will mimmick a tropical environment...
     

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