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#1615586 Scotch bonnet? Habanero?

Posted by CMJ on 23 February 2019 - 09:27 PM

Looks like a Bonnet to me. Sort of similar to a B. Goat as well.

#1612628 Are my pepper seedlings doing ok?

Posted by CMJ on 11 February 2019 - 06:45 AM

They look good to me. I'd say it's time to pot up and give them some light.

#1612579 Yelanfam Farms 2019 GLOG

Posted by CMJ on 10 February 2019 - 09:21 PM

I hope you have better luck with Baker Creek than I did. Out of the 6 varieties that I ordered, 4 were not the correct variety and one was a complete no-show. Anyway, Im contemplating doing something similar next year, so I will be following your progress. Good luck on the upcoming season!

#1611921 Material for DIY Fabric Pots?

Posted by CMJ on 08 February 2019 - 10:06 AM

Thanks for the info. I used black fabric pots last year. I wasn't happy about the water usage of the 7 gallon pots, mostly due to this ridiculous southern heat, but the larger 50 gallon bags held moisture very well. I think I watered my YBS 3 or 4 times in about 5 months! Also, it was hard to deny the air pruning benefits once I pulled the plants and got a look at the roots. I think I will go with white or beige this year and plan to keep them on the larger side with a raised bed-type structure using a crate that I got from work.

#1611900 Material for DIY Fabric Pots?

Posted by CMJ on 08 February 2019 - 07:56 AM

I am wanting to make a few of my own pots this year, and also have a few raised beds/boxes that I want to line. Any ideas on where I can find a roll of good material? And what is the stuff called? I can't find much through Google.

#1610811 My Method for Starting Seeds

Posted by CMJ on 03 February 2019 - 07:04 PM

I use this same method. Saves a lot of time opening bags and unfolding paper towels to check for sprouts. It seems that I always have a few stubborn varieties that don't want to germinate uncovered, so I will throw a layer of paper towel on those to get them to pop.

#1609391 Growdown Throwdown 2019 Sri Lanka - Chilli Red!

Posted by CMJ on 28 January 2019 - 09:51 PM

Sorry, wrong thread

#1609188 Yellow Bonnet or ???

Posted by CMJ on 27 January 2019 - 09:28 PM

Looks like a regular grocery store "hab" to me. Actually a cross called a Spartacus, I believe. Not certain, just my opinion.

#1607859 Soil temperatures too hot?

Posted by CMJ on 22 January 2019 - 09:24 PM

It's probably a little on the hot side. I would put a towel or two down and recheck your temp.

#1606582 The official 2018/2019 mega seed train

Posted by CMJ on 18 January 2019 - 10:16 AM

F that, let them figure it out on their own.

I agree. I'm sure they are working tirelessly to get it straightened out.....[emoji57]

#1603028 The official 2018/2019 mega seed train

Posted by CMJ on 04 January 2019 - 05:27 PM

B Train is headed to Edmick. Should arrive on Monday.
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#1602756 The official 2018/2019 mega seed train

Posted by CMJ on 03 January 2019 - 05:13 PM

B Train arrived today

#1602372 When should I start my baccatums?

Posted by CMJ on 01 January 2019 - 10:58 PM

My Baccatums always out perform my Chinenses in the grow tent, but once they hit the dirt they Branch out like crazy without a lot of fruit production, at least until the roots are established. I find that Bishop's Crown and Aji Fantasy are bad about doing this. Aji Pineapple and Lemon seems to begin fruiting right away, at least in my climate. I think I'm going to start my Baccatums a month behind my Chinenses this year. Starting them on 1-1 last year in zone 8 turned out to be more trouble than it was worth.

#1599672 Grow Bags for Growing

Posted by CMJ on 21 December 2018 - 07:38 AM

high temps here are bit common , they reach upto 47 C in summers (June, July). My gardening mostly done at terrace without any shade cloth.Size is less problem as i will make them own from jute cloth 

Then I would suggest going very light on the aerators while building your soil, and use a small amount of material that will aid in water retention. Also, I believe that this "Jute" material is beige? That should help, just avoid black if you can. One more thing, find you some sort of tray to sit your bags on. Otherwise, your water (and nutrients) will wash right out the sides and bottom.

#1599611 Grow Bags for Growing

Posted by CMJ on 20 December 2018 - 09:34 PM

WOW!  Just curious.....how many plants (and of what variety) did you grow in a 55 gallon bag?

I had 4 55 gallon bags last season, one plant each. Bahamian Goat, Yellow Brain Strain, MOA, and my Caramel Bhut Cross. They were massive! Roughly 6ft in diameter by about 5ft tall. 8b9c5e06b054633ebdd10b2426f08889.jpg32b60346be077a3e5ec9f3e566443f7e.jpgfb65a821829e727813b630588b1cf9a9.jpg

Edit: not sure why the pics came out sideways.