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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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So here's the second ripe tasmanian black. Color was a very nice purplish red...

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The inside was a bright red. There wasn't much purple lining present...

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Taste was very sweet with a mild yet sharp heat. The wife liked it also but at some point she got hit by the heat. She experienced it as hotter than a scotch bonnet... 🤔
 
Some new pictures of my plants...

Overwintered Papa Dreadie. Very nice and already quite large plant, lots of flowers but it doesn't really feel like setting fruits at the moment...
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Papa Dreadie G3 2021 (seeds from @Sawyer ) doing great and setting lots of pods...

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My favorite plant and also favorite scotch bonnet variety (for now), the SB Schneider Farms, is really getting huge and is growing lots of pods...
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Same plant, other angle...
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A couple of shots from the younger plants. I took more photos but I did a lousy job with the focusing and I didn't feel like taking the same pictures again 🙄so I will only show the acceptable ones 😁...

Scotch brains, just started flowering...
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Schotch Bonnet HSH, magnificent plant although the picture doesn't do it justice. Nice big leaves without crinkles. Also just started flowering. I have high hopes for this one!

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Tasmanian Black is remaining a small plant. It now has multiple ripe pods, I should pick them some time...
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And a couple of young annuum plants that are actually a test germination of seeds from smoke-dried pods...
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Another couple. The Espelette is not from smoke-dried pods but from original Piment D'Espelette farm seeds and one of my absolute favorite annuum varieties. I normally grow this every year but this year I failed to do so, being too busy trying/failing to germinate SB seeds. The still very young Espelette plant is already forming flower buds by the way...
I'm hoping to overwinter these 4 annuum plants...
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Do you make powder of the Espelette pods? I like to eat mine fresh. I tried making powder of my home grown pods but it tastes nothing like real Espelette powder. I frequently (as in "once per year") buy the "real" powder and fresh pods when they are in season from one of the farms with a web shop. Not cheap but soooo good! The "real" fresh pods also taste much better than those I grow myself...
 
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No won't make powder, eat them fresh like you. Although I do use them dried as well.
It's my first time growing Espelettes, I was gifted some seeds from a friend.
That's an interesting website Marc, thank you for the link
 
Those O.W. are looking great, so does the color on that tasmanian.
My O.W. Adjuma has the same issue as your papa dreadie, lots of flowers but hardly any fruit.
The hab red that overwintered is producing scary amounts of pods though! 🙂
 
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