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    pics Some of my Chili Peppers

    I have my Capsicum annuum 'Garden Salsa' which is getting some color in the peppers and are about ready to harvest (red) And I have a Habanero type called 'Chichen Itza'  which is ready for harvest,  I have maybe 6 peppers which have now turned orange and are ready for harvest.
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    seeds Seedlings and Humidity

    I am planning to try outside but right now with low temperatures still in the 30's I am thinking some time in March when the  lows will get up into the 50's or so!  Right now the humidity is about 40% which is relatively dry here in Houston, TX   The chili peppers I am considering from seed will...
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    seeds Seedlings and Humidity

    If I do try to grow some chili peppers from seed (I don't usually succeed) living here in Houston, TX the humidity is normally relatively high.  What would y'all suggest for growing chili peppers from seed??
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    I have picked out some peppers for 2021

    Well here is what I ordered from chiliplants.com for 2021 and they will arrive the end of March   Aji Cachucha   (mild Habanero) Amazon Golden Olives  (very hot habanero) Butlah Chocolate (super hot habanero)    new Cayenne Buist's Yellow   (hot cayenne) Chupetinho  (medium habanero) Extra Hot ...
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    Well, it is almost 2021

    We are just 11 days away from New Year and 2020 will be done.  I am already looking at what I might grow in the Spring by visiting chiliplants.com  I look forward to selecting a bunch of plants to grow in 2021,  I can say that I did pretty well with the plants that I grew in 2020 with a lot of...
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    What is going on with my Chili Peppers

    Well the humidity can vary from 40% to 95% or higher  And the temperatures currently range from about 70 F to the high 90's  I have not fertilized them lately and the soil has not changed from when I planted them and they all have produced peppers previously.  I water pretty much as needed but...
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    What is going on with my Chili Peppers

    I am worried about my chili peppers as I have several blooms but they don't seem to be setting fruit.   I hope that they start setting fruit soon as it is pretty hot right now but I might move some of the other  plants to where they get more sun and see if that helps??
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    What is going on with my Chili Peppers

    Like I said in another post I just don't know how to post pictures in this forum!?
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    What is going on with my Chili Peppers

    Well I guess I need to figure out how to post pictures in this forum!!  I really do not know how??  I have posted lots of pictures in the National Garden forums of my chili peppers.
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    What is going on with my Chili Peppers

    Well they are growing well and I have had the opportunity to harvest a lot of different peppers including Peito de Moca, Aji Cachucha, Chupetinho, Cayenne-Buist Yellow, Bod'e Vermelho, and various Serrano peppers.   Of course, I have harvested and need to harvest a bunch of  Devil's Tongue - Red  
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    spirits OK this is under the Alcohol category

    I have made up two bottles of habanero sherry which I make using a bottle of Cream Sherry and my habanero type peppers   I maide these bottles one large and one regular 750 ml  In each case I added to the sherry chopped up Capsicum chinense peppers  principally  Devil's Tongue Red and Naga...
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    My little pepper patch

    Well the plants look good,  I have about 20 chili pepper plants growing in containers and they are doing great right now, with a pretty good crop of chili's  Of course, it is raining right now or I would be out in the garden harvesting my ripe chili's as well as some green serranoes and...
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    overwintering Overwintered peppers with different shape in 2nd season, how ?

    I have one of those type peppers that was a holdover from last year and I am waiting to see what I have?? I know it is a C. chinense and that I have some fruit that are ripening up but right now they are a peach color and I did not  expect that,  I am waiting to see if they turn orange and then...
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    sun Do peppers really love full sun ?

    Well I have several pepper plants in full sun and a bunch with some shade of course that is here in very hot and humid Houston, TX  and I believe that it might just depend on the  variety of chili pepper as to whether it prefers more sun and heat??  I find that several varieties really like more...
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    plant Two chili pepper plants I need ID's for?

    I might have to figure out how to add pictures of these plants.   I have two C. chinense I am trying to identify    Here is a picture of the fruit for one of them. I think that the other plant is a Bod'e Vermelho The fruit are small like that variety.   The picture of the fruit is the other...
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