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  1. willard3

    misc No hardening

    It's really hard to kill a chile.
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    heat Hottest Landraces?

    Tepins are nice and picante and are mostly landrace varieties.       tepin2 by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr
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    seeds Germination time ?

    Wild chiles like pequins and tepins can be quite stubborn and I've had some take more than a month to germinate
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    Numex sunrise, sunset, eclipse

    Or try Bolivian Rainbow  with nice colors and the chiles, while not superhot, are pretty good.     poppepper by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr
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    annuum Ripe Red Serranos for Sale?

    I rarely see red serranos in the mercado, even in México.
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    Times up !

    Patience is a virtue in chile growing.
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    Good hot pepper for growing indoors

    If you keep them pruned, even manzano plants will produce fruit in a small area.       IMG_8026 by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr
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    seeds Seedlings and Humidity

    These seeds were tepins which frequently keep the seed cap on for quite  a while.  Leave them in a humid environment and they will self correct.
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    seeds Seedlings and Humidity

      Do they look damped off? Hydrogen peroxide in the water  may be prophylactic.
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    seeds Seedlings and Humidity

    I leave the dome on      IMG_3399 by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr     until I see this   crop3400 by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr
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    misc What defines a bad pepper

    You qualify a bad chile
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    trouble shooting ghost

    Flower drop probable causes:   1. Day temp too high >95F 2. Night temp too low <65F or too high >85F 3. Too much nitrogen fertilizer 4. Too much water 5. Low light levels (reduces fertility). 6. Very low humidity (reduces fertility) 7. Poor air circulation (air circulation contributes to...
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    flavor Do colors correlate with taste?

    De gustibus non disputandum est   Concerning taste, there is no dispute
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    Dormant or dead

    My experience is  that it's really hard to kill a chile. I'm with NE Chileman, prune roots and tops, replant it and leave it alone.
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    chinense What is this - a habareaper?

    This should be posted in "Pepper ID", specifically for this kind of question
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    Very hot green pepper help

    Fotos of flower and plant will help.
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    ¡Salsa!

    In México, chicharron is sometimes served with salsa fresca in preference to tostadas for scooping.
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    What are some pepper's with very unique characteristics?

    Black cluster is cool       IMG_0934 by Willard Bridgham, on Flickr
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    Just peppers??

    Probably a piquin
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    health Ouch. What's wrong with my SSB cutting?

    You may have Pythium or root rot. Roots should not be that brown. Start using hydrogen peroxide in your nutrient
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