(GRRRR. I just wrote a long-a$$ shpeel and accidentally hit the refresh button, and it all disappeared. 😕)
Awesome, Brandon! Holy 5-day difference! Your plants look like they're from a magazine photo shoot. 😎 I'll just be over here...pretending my plants look that good.
The last Fatalii I grew was a White. It was a short, stalky plant that grew like a Rocoto...laterally. It was a nice stout plant in the pot, but had an mad edema issue (my fault).
I don't really recall Yellow primos' leaves curling under, but I did notice mine had the "Bhut-Leaf-Wave". I've noticed some Bhuts have wavy, elongated, pointier leaves when compared to 7 Pots and Scorpions. Maybe that difference doesn't exist and a leaf is a leaf...but don't you think 7 pots and scorpions have more "heart-shaped" or "tear-drop-shaped" leaves unlike Bhuts?? Here are some pics from my Yellow Primo. A productive mofo!
.....I'm pretty sure that's what I wrote before the "refresh-push"...verbatim. Lol
Thanks alot Adam! I don't know about the whole pretend like your plants look as good as mine statement though that one I have to disagree with! Lol. Dude I 100% agree with your leaf assessment! 7s, Morugas, and TS's all look faily similar ( wait... I guess Morugas and TS's hang out in the same category ) Either way! I would definitely agree! Nagas also have a very pointy leaf in my experience. That Yellow Primo sure is a beauty thanks for posting those pictures! I hope mine turns out. I guess my "dream" that I've had since I got into this hobby is to have a really nice "specimen plant" for a good chunk of the supers out there, OW it year after year and let it turn into a tree.. Start less and less seeds every year and go from there. Finally in a permanent living situation so I'm gonna try to make it happen. We'll see!
BigCedar Posted Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Sprouts have finally arrived! 3 for 3 on the Leviathan Scorpion, really excited to grow this one out. The 7Cinder and these were definitely my 1st and 2nd round draft picks when I was seed shopping at WHP!
^^^Gettin' the priorities in order. Lol. Ha! 😆
"I will most certainly send you some fatalii pods no begging necessary,"
This^...The best culinary news since peppers went powdered. Lol. Woohoo! Thank you, very much!
I believe I have my fair share of caramel varieties saved. I gotta have one or two caramels that you don't have. Orange/Peach and Caramel/Chocolate are my go-to pepper varieties. I'll find something new to you!
Did you grab Elysium Oxide Scotch Bonnet, by chance?
Told you! LOL. Anytime with the fataliis, let me follow through first which I'm fairly certain is gonna happen! Both of the fatalii plants are going nuts lately, I have one for a co worker and one for me, I've been babying it for him since he doesn't have the set up... Not gonna lie I'm having a hard time deciding what one to give him I get attached to these damn things and I already know its care level is gonna drop when I hand it over lol. Thanks for the seed offers I am already excited about next year! We definitely have our super tastes in common! I love caramel and peach pods for the overall wow factor visually and flavor profile, I love chocolates and reds for the dangerous/mean factor, I'll always hit caramels and peaches first though when hunting seeds lol. I saw a perfect TS Moruga Peach somewhere on here that had me all sorts of envious I never did grab the Oxide man that is a beauty though. I tend to sway super only... I am trying to correct that mindset this year thanks to all you growers getting me interested in other things. I gotta break the habit!
Good to see your plants arrived safely, Brandon.
Looks like you are working your magic on them,
The 7 Primo Yellow's leaves look almost like Scotch
Bonnet MoA leaves. A bit pointier, perhaps, but still
that 'fluffy', humpy look.
Thanks Paul! The transformation has even surprised me. I guess when you skip a couple years you always have that doubt like "Can I still do this? Am I doing it right?" Happy that these plants have reignited my confidence level lol.
Just had to show off how good your plants look didn't you! Yep that's the look! Beautiful plant. Your plants continue to make me push my start up date next year deeper and deeper into 2019
Congrats on the tiller! A Troybilt? I hereby christen you a dirtyboy
The starts look great! As well as the BBQ
What kind of soil do you have?
Thanks Scott! To be honest with you I haven't even looked into that yet I'll let you know! She tills great a good 6-8inches down, I did a 10X10 square to test her out, I bought it knowing it had transmission issues.. Well found that out the hard way, while tilling in neutral after a decent amount of shaking it would jump into drive and I would have to chase it down wrestle it a bit and restart after getting it back into gear lol. I burnt some calories that day! Thankfully my Pa-n-law loves working on stuff like that, I personally have no skills at all. He can't wait to get his hands on it as he use to use those for hours on end back in the day. I threw in the towel when it comes to tilling until it gets fixed. Way too much wrestling was involved I thought about getting the plot ready this year in a hurry but I decided it's probably my best bet to get it fixed and do it right... amend the dirt cover and let sit for a year. I would have been battling grass and weeds all year had the tranny worked so I guess its kind of a blessing in disguise. Probably would have put me over the top time wise had I embarked on that project this deep into the season. Soil seems decent, not the best but far from the worst. Its definitely loamy and rocky, the rocks are all smaller than a ping pong ball thankfully, it is definitely depleted of nutes tho.. its all fir trees near by, no leaves to compost during the winter or anything so the field has literally just been getting baked for years. Where ever our dogs poop its green within weeks, I've never seen grass and weeds react to dog doo that well, that's how I know its pretty bad I guess. Nothing a little manure and compost cant help!
This man KNOWS his tillers!!! Copy and paste from one of my glogs.
Is that a Troybilt Pony? I bought one in the mid 80's, wore that Briggs out after 20 years, and gave it to my son. He threw a $100 Honda knockoff on it and it's still going..
...so is mine, Scott!!! A frickin' champ! Only 2-4 pulls after sitting all year and she's chiggin' along. I only use it once or twice a season. Of course, after pulling you have to spin the darn thing back to retract the cord. Unless it starts. You can't spin it by hand, then. Well, you CAN, but your significant other will tell everybody they know that you've always been that stupid...as you flip them off with your nub.
Anyway...cord retract: You have to give it slack until it slowly pulls in, one cm at a time until it rests back at home position.
You can tell that tiller WORKS and works hard/good, Brandon! It's been utilized quite a bit...and its' life is just starting. NICE SCORE!!!
Thanks Adam! I was pretty happy about the purchase! I've gardened for a good 10 years and have never tilled land so it was a pretty cool moment to bring that thing home! Hanging out the back of a Saturn Vue a good 3 feet and tied down with 2 straps, 25mph 2 hour drive and we made it! lol.
Thanks everyone for stopping by.. I'll try to get a weekly update out there tonight.. Mothers day in the nursery/produce/meat business is no f***ing joke. I can't wait for this next week to be over with you all have no freaking idea, I have another good 70 hour week staring me down starting tomorrow along with 2500 hanging baskets to carry out! One more week and I'm home free!!!