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#1612874 7pot Club is fantastic

Posted by bpiela on 12 February 2019 - 09:57 AM

That was very entertaining.  That song is stuck in my head.  These are my favortie red hot......  peppuhz.

#1612869 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 12 February 2019 - 09:18 AM

Yeah, some I've never heard of.

Very exotic  :drooling:  sounding, Ben,


Can't wait for season to roll into

full swing to see them!


Yeah, a bunch of weirdly named peppers from Rainbow Chile Seeds.  Looks like the guy there does a ton of his own crosses and then gives them exotic names.  I don't know what I will get but it will be fun trying.

#1612372 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 10 February 2019 - 10:20 AM

Started another set of chinense seeds yesterday.  3 cells of each.  These are seeds I got from Seed Trains and from Texas Hot Peppers.


Brazil Choc Brain

7 Pot Orange Gigantic SR

Aji Charapita

Alphanerdz Douglah

Bonda Mahala

Florissa Peach Reaper

Purple Naga

Swiss Chocolate

7 Pot Pink

Bonda Ma Jacques

7 Pot BBG White

7 Pot Lava Mustard

7 Pot Nebru

Arseclown Jolokia

King Bhut Orange Copenhagen

Mayan Habanero

Harold St. Bart

Kathumby Yellow


Orange Longtail Scorpion

#1612004 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 08 February 2019 - 04:56 PM

Sounds like you have started to turn the

corner on germination, Ben.


That's a honkin' list, my man! How many

plants are you  considering?


Paul, my goal is to keep one plant of each type for my garden and then sell/giveaway the rest.  I still have a bunch more to start.

#1611723 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 07 February 2019 - 12:58 PM

Germination has been a little slow this year.  So, I have a heat mat under each BioDome.  Both BioDome's weren't showing the germination I would have expected.  I was keeping the heat on 24x7.  So, after a week, I put the heat on a timer, turning it off at night and seeds have been popping somewhat.  I have the following results thus far:


Name, cells/germed cells

Agony F2, 3/1

Armageddon F4, 3/1

Boze Moj F4, 3/0

Centurion F1, 3/0

Ikaraka F2, 3/1

Insane F4, 3/2

Carbonero Cream, 3/3

Bhut Jolokia White w strain, 3/1

JPGS, 3/2

Swamp Thing, 3/3

Sri Lanka Chili Red, 3/3

Griefer, 3/3

Naga Viper Aryana Choc, 3/1

Yellow Stinger GP, 3/3

Carolina Reaper, 3/0

Habanero White Bullet, 3/2

Devil's Brain, 3/2

7 Pot Douglah Red, 3/0

Trinidad Scorp Butch T, 3/1

Trinidad Scorp I Scream, 3/3

Death Spiral, 3/3

Kraken Scorpion, 3/3

Naga BBG7 Orange, 3/3

Naglah Beast, 3/2

Primo X, 3/2

Grenada Seasoning, 3/3

Habanada, 3/3

Podzilla Chocolate, 3/3

DouglahT X, 3/1

TRex, 3/3

Scotch Bonnet 7 Jonah, 3/2

Scotch Bonnet Choc Giant, 3/3

Scotch Bonnet Faria Tobago, 3/3

Scotch Bonnet Foodarama Red, 3/3

Scotch Bonnet Freeport Orange, 3/1

Scotch Bonnet Papa Dreadie, 3/3

Scotch Bonnet Kroger, 3/2

Scotch Bonnet St. Croix, 3/0

Scotch Bonnet TFM, 3/1

Scotch Bonnet MOA, 3/3

#1609514 Favorite Pepper Plant w/ Small Size

Posted by bpiela on 29 January 2019 - 02:13 PM

Thai Ornamental is a great small plant.

#1608596 Puckerbuttpeppercompany.com

Posted by bpiela on 25 January 2019 - 04:39 PM

Ordered some seeds from Puckerbutt.  They shipped the seeds out promptly.  Check out the card that was included and pay specific attention to the Pro Tip.  Interesting....





#1608229 Jedisushi06 2019 grow. The pepper strikes back.

Posted by bpiela on 24 January 2019 - 11:59 AM

Awesome glog!  Keep up the excellent work.  Have you grown the Red Douglah Offspring Judy in the past?  I am growing them this year as well, I just labelled it as a Red Douglah.  Know anything about this strain?

#1608226 Devv-2018-Loving life in the dirt

Posted by bpiela on 24 January 2019 - 11:51 AM

Wow, just wow.  You are doing so great, but I think you have to, right? Since you start earlier than the rest of us and then that hot summer temps hit...

#1607904 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 22 January 2019 - 11:57 PM

Just threw down some more seeds  in another biodome.


Death Spiral

Kraken Scorpion

Naga BBG7 Orange

Naglah Beast

Primo X

Grenada Seasoning


Podzilla Chocolate

Douglah T X



and some Scotch Bonnets

Scotch Bonnet 7 Jonah

Scotch Bonnet Chocolate Giant

Scotch Bonnet Faria Tobago

Scotch Bonnet Foodarama Red

Scotch Bonnet Freeport Orange

Scotch Bonnet Papa Dreadie

Scotch Bonnet Kroger

Scotch Bonnet St. Croix

Scotch Bonnet TFM

Scotch Bonnet MOA


It's going to be hot this year...  :onfire:

#1607903 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 22 January 2019 - 11:53 PM

Awesome site, Ben. Looks like a lot of room.


How big you thinking?


Unfortunately, that is not my site.  My garden is still in my small backyard.  That pic is of Pierre's (Floricole) new garden area.  Definitely looking forward to that glog.

#1606892 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 19 January 2019 - 10:52 AM

Good luck for 2019 Ben.


molasses insect trap... I saw that this morning, maybe it's worth trying.




from -> Ajíes del Perú


Pierre,  You always send me great ideas and I sincerely appreciate it.  I will look into this and see if I can somehow make if work for my garden area!  Hope all is well over by you and your grow area!


#1606891 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 19 January 2019 - 10:50 AM

Wow. I'm sweating just looking at that list, Ben!

Everything from Agony to White Bullet. Egads  :eek:


Glad to see you on the forum this season, Amigo.

Looking forward to watching you light it up. and 

no more lousy   :sick:  pepper maggots  :flamethrower:

Thanks Paul!  Looking forward to a good growing season.  I am following your glog.  You got a lot of great stuff happening over there.  Best of luck growing this year, especially with your cool crosses!


Excellent list Ben I wish you all the very for 2019

Thanks John!  Like I said, this is just a start.  I tried to sell my extra plants last year and I was only slightly successful.  But, those that did buy from me have already reached out to me about buying again this year, so I will try to start up the same amount, around 140 different peppers, 3 each.  So, more chinense on the way, maybe next week.  I am currently planning on growing 10 different Scotch Bonnet varieties.  That will be fun!


I've gotten some mold on some of my seeds this year, you might try the peroxide soak, Idk. Maybe in soil it won't be a problem. I used the paper towel method

Thanks for the heads up Andy!  I will give that a try!  Looking forward to the great stuff you sent me.  I assume the "w strain" is the Walchit strain??


Nice Chinense start! Wish you luck, especially with those Sri Lanka  :P


Somehow out of topic: I wonder how do you spell that Boze Moj from Rainbow Chilli Seeds  ;)  Translation from Serbian to English is My God.  English would sound like Boje Moy, where J is like J from Jardin in French,and moy sounds exactly when you say boy. Just like a pepper named Lanterna De Foc, which is pure Romanian language, even if most vendors say is a Kosovo pepper. Lanterna means mostly Flashlight, and De Foc means OF Fire. 

I did not know that. Thanks for the translation.  It seems like Vladan over at Rainbow Chile Seeds is really into hybrids and coming up with interesting names for them.  I have gotten good stuff from them in the past so I thought I would have some fun and grow a few of his super hot crosses.  Should be fun to see what I get.

#1606729 bpiela 2019 New Season, new hope

Posted by bpiela on 18 January 2019 - 06:57 PM

I was thinking about possibly taking a year off.   Last year was my best year growing but the pepper maggots turned me off so much that I lost interest and left way too many peppers on the plants.  I can't let this happen again. 


All this talk about the Sri Lanka Chili Red in the growdown for this season has gotten me pumped up.  I started looking at the ole seed collection and have come up with the start of a plan.  I gotta get those Sri Lankan Reds planted so here is my first group of peppers that I will plant.


Starting with all Chinense and of course a few cells for the Sri Lankas.  Using the same Parks BioDome's that I have used successfully in the past.  60 cells in a 10 row by 6 layout.  I split it down the middle and do 10 rows of 3 cells per pepper.


I am going to start with the "weird" stuff and some old stuff.


Right 10 rows

Agony F2 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Armageddon F4 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Boze Moj F4 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Centurion F1 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Ikaraka F2 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Insane F4 (Rainbow Chile Seeds)

Carbonero Sherwoods Cream (Walchit)

Ghost White w strain (Walchit)  (what the hay is a w strain?)

JPGS (Walchit)

Swamp Thing (Walchit)

Left 10 rows

Sri Lanka Chili Red  (Woot!)

Griefer  (Gnarly Pods)

Aryana's Chocolate Naga Viper (Gnarly Pods)

Yellow Stinger GP (Gnarly Pods)

Carolina Reaper (Juanitos)

White Bullet Habanero (Juanitos)  I love these!

Devil's Brain (Pepperlover)

Douglah Red (Pepperlover)

Trinidad Scorpion Butch T (ButchT.com)

I Scream Scropion (ButchT.com)


This is just a start.  Lots more to go.

#1606054 Walchit 2019

Posted by bpiela on 16 January 2019 - 05:40 PM


I also have this stack that I want to research a little before committing to any of them, if you have any info on these let me know


Peruvian Serrano from bpiela


Andy, If the labelling was that from the Seed Train, then I mislabeled the seeds.  Those should be Peruvian Serlano.  A great pepper for drying.  I grow those every year now.  It is a chinense.