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#1483736 Leaf drop after move to HPS

Posted by austin87 on 14 August 2017 - 08:37 PM

Even weak and poor sunlight should be much stronger than any indoor light. Your plant may be dropping leaves because the light is weaker than before. Either way it should bounce back and recover in a couple of weeks.

#1482679 Hit and run-style hot peppers

Posted by austin87 on 10 August 2017 - 06:09 PM

Chinense seem to linger longer for me. I find some annums like chiltepin to hit hard but subside fast.

#1480177 Peeking Into a Pepper

Posted by austin87 on 01 August 2017 - 02:16 PM

Looks tasty with nice thick walls!

#1479764 Pods wanted

Posted by austin87 on 30 July 2017 - 11:09 PM

Looking to make this sauce
looking to buy
half dozen to a dozen yellow 7pot
and the same amount of the yellow fatalii
if anyone can help please contact me with prices shipping would be to Brooklyn, NY
Thanks :surprised:

Sicman, TexasHotPeppers, and AJDrew (peppersbymail) have pods... Not sure if they have the exact amount and quantity you want. Should fit in a SFRB.

#1479762 F*$%ing chickens!

Posted by austin87 on 30 July 2017 - 11:05 PM

giphy.gif  :lol:
that's a bummer man :( 
i kinda think the shape of the plant looks better now though  ;)
on another note...
how they do this ?  :shocked:

I like the shape too, but those lower branches had a lot of flowers! Question: should I clip the lowest branches below the canopy? The ones growing about halfway up the stem?

#1479752 F*$%ing chickens!

Posted by austin87 on 30 July 2017 - 10:13 PM

So how I do I keep these little bastards off my plant? For the raised bed I'll enclose it, but the birds get free range of the yard - they are happy chickens and the eggs are amazing, but there isn't a place I can put the plant in the sun where they can't get to it.

Edit: chicken dinner, unfortunately, is off the table :)

#1479750 F*$%ing chickens!

Posted by austin87 on 30 July 2017 - 10:11 PM

A few days ago:




#1479444 Ghost pepper

Posted by austin87 on 29 July 2017 - 08:02 PM

Pics might help. If your fert is high in nitrogen that will help the plant grow foliage but inhibit flower formation and pod development.


#1479401 CAPCOMS COCOA GROW 2017

Posted by austin87 on 29 July 2017 - 04:15 PM

I was out of town for the last week and hoped I would see a significant change in my grow upon my return. I am disappointed in this years output and of its further potential. Last years plants were small trees by this time and this years plants are little mote than they were 4 weeks ago. I am also seeing a lot of pods not growing into what they are supposed to be representative of. I am not real hopeful of any kind of crop that supply me through out the winter, unless there is that typical last 6 week splurge of production. I lay blame on the continuously wet and uncharacteristically cooler summer we have been experiencing.
I am so disappointed in this year I am going to start looking at next year, RIGHT NOW.

Sorry to hear that. I hope you get that late pod push!

#1479198 Mantis Pepper

Posted by austin87 on 28 July 2017 - 07:51 PM

Those guys are so cool. Personal pest murderers :)

#1479035 Xalapa Pepper?

Posted by austin87 on 27 July 2017 - 11:30 PM

I thought Xalapa was a landrace Jalapeño?

I thought this too. Not sure where I picked that up, but that is what I came to say. I also want to throw in hotter and supposedly very tasty.

#1478932 Hottest yellow/white super hot I have ever tried!

Posted by austin87 on 27 July 2017 - 04:42 PM

Azz kicker!

#1478875 what to do with my most productive plants?

Posted by austin87 on 27 July 2017 - 10:46 AM


This looks so good. I usually just put smashed garlic, sliced carrots, and sliced jalapeños in a mason jar and pour over 50/50 white vinegar/water I've brought to a boil, add a bit of salt and sugar to taste. And those are pretty good. This looks amazing.



#1478840 what to do with my most productive plants?

Posted by austin87 on 27 July 2017 - 07:47 AM

Yup, stemmed and deseeded, then stuffed raw. There's a bunch of videos out there too. This guy's recipe looks really good (fridge storage only!)


These look great. They sound like they would be awesome grilled indirect to get warm, soft, and melty too!

#1478793 what to do with my most productive plants?

Posted by austin87 on 26 July 2017 - 10:42 PM

Aleppo: smoke, dry, flakes

Hot Cherry: stuff with prosciutto and cubes of provolone, stuff into jar, top with oil (I ate a whole jar of these today like they were popcorn)

Serrano: snack on raw while you're picking Aleppos and Hot Cherry peppers ;)

Those stuffed cherries sounds unreal. They are stuffed raw (stemmed, cored, and seeded) and not cooked before hand, correct?