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2022 - too early to get started...

My real start of the season is still months away but I couldn't resist to put something in the soil already - Tasmanian Black! :dance:

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I'm still awaiting germination at the moment. Since it's almost June now I guess it won't get very far into producing...
 
Thanks John! I had some SB7J seeds germinating that originated from you at the beginning of this season but as you know all my seedlings failed back then and I have no more SB7J seeds left... 😥
 

PaulG

Extreme Member
As big as you have room for :D

Ideally ≥ 8-12 liters/plant, I'd say, but don't
let yourself be constrained by that. Just go
as big as you can IMO.

You can always cut one away if they seem to
be really over-crowded. I had three Wiriwiri
plants in what amounted to a 10 liter volume
last season, and they did well. Just not as big,
is all.

Feed accordingly.
 

PaulG

Extreme Member
Sorry to see that, Marc. But don't give up hope,
new branches can still grow out at the cotys.
Give it a little time. Can't hurt at this point.
 
Like PaulG said, it should still have a chance to grow as long as it broke above the cotys.

However (and this is just my opinion), it's June 1. It's late to expect it to grow back and produce much, if any, of a harvest.

The Chinense are slow, and in my experience, the Bahamian Goat are even slower than most Chinense.

If that was your only Bahamian Goat, you might want to start adjusting you expectations towards next year for that variety. :)
 
Yes it's the only one and like I said - if it doesn't work out I have enough other varieties going (which aren't very far in their grow yet either...)
 
All my young plants together... I gave up on the damaged Bahamian goat. I've got plenty of other plants to fill up the season...
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Tasmanian black...
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Papa Dreadie G3 2021 doing nicely...
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splitting up in 3 branches and about to start flowering...
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Schneider farms overwintered scotch bonnet. Still my preferred variety for now...
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Schneider farms is about to explode with flowers! :dance:
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Overwintered Freeport Orange SB carrying lots of young fruits already. Visually the nicest looking plant (that's why I overwintered it) but taste-wise not my favorite...
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The overwintered Papa Dreadie...
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MoA Scotch Bonnet... I only kept one seedling after all...
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...and the latest ones germinating... Allen Boatman SB (top), Elysium oxide (seeds @Trident chilli, bottom left), Elysium oxide (seeds WHP, bottom right)
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PaulG

Extreme Member
Your grow is looking as right as rain, my friend!
Even a ripening pod on the Schneider Farms SB :woohoo:

Your Tasmanian Black is going to be loaded up
in short order.
 
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Your plants look great both old and new!
I noticed in you the same pattern of wrinkling of new leaves in Tasmanian Black as I have on my plants. I thought it might be a Ca deficiency. I sprayed foliar with Myr Calcium. I will post in my thread if there are any changes.
 
I guess I'll have to face it that I won't get very far with my chili grow this year... my young plants are still far from flowering. Only the JA red habanero and stuffing scotch bonnet are currently developing flowers even if they are still pretty small plants. The papa dreadie G3 2021 is about to flower but is already quite a bit larger than the other bonnet plants. I guess I'll have to focus mainly on the overwinterers. Of course I can overwinter the young plants but I do not have the room to keep them all. I'll be forced to make a selection...

In the mean time I managed to make my wife taste a little piece of a schneider farms sb! :dance:. "And it isn't even hot!" she said... yeah right, until the heat kicked in! 😁 But it wasn't a negative experience in the end...
 

PaulG

Extreme Member
Hang in there, Marc, maybe your plants will surprise you.
 
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